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Mike Birbiglia Coming To The Florida Theatre

In his career of just 11 years, performer Mike Birbiglia has released two critically acclaimed albums and three Comedy Central specials.

At 24, Mike was one of the youngest comedians ever to appear on The Late Show With David Letterman.

He also wrote, directed and starred in the film Sleepwalk With Me, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. It’s based on his one-man Broadway show of the same name.

And Birbiglia is a featured contributor to Ira Glass’s much-loved public radio show This American Life.

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Closing The Loop: Barbara Weber

When Barbara Weber retired earlier this year after 27 years in corrections with the Duval County Sheriff’s Corrections Department, she immediately started planning a road trip to Alaska. 

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First Read: Friday, November 21, 2014

The shooting at Florida State, Bill Cosby and Mayor Brown are in the headlines today.Welcome to WJCT First Read, your daily weekday morning round-up of stories from the First Coast, around Florida, and across the country. We’ll also preview some o…

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Father Arrested For Alegedly Abusing Son Who Shot Sister with BB Gun

Anthony West woke up Sunday, November 16 to a scenario that probably felt like a nightmare. His daughter had been shot in the head by his son with a BB gun. The BB pellet had penetrated the girl’s skull, and the head wound was pouring out blood.

His son had been playing with the air gun the night before. West told Action News Jax, “I guess my son just grabbed it. They were in here playing and stuff and it was a freak accident.”

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Truckers of the High Seas

In our globalized world, it only takes a click to buy something from China and have it delivered right to your doorstep. But that product sailed across the ocean on a cargo ship before it got to you. Over 90 percent of global trade travels across the ocean by ship. In this episode, we’ll step on board some of these ships and meet the sailors who work there. What’s it like to live for months at sea, isolated with only your co-workers? And when a ship stops in the USA, how do sailors spend the few precious hours they have on shore? Tune in to this hour with guest producer Allison Swaim to find out.VIEW PHOTOS AND MORE

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