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4/14/2017: Media Roundtable; Burr On Retail Jobs; Soledad O’Brien; Morley

Friday on “First Coast Connect” our weekly Media Roundtable featured blogger Fred Matthews, WJCT reporter Lindsey Kilbride, Jacksonville Business Journal editor Tim Gibbons and WJCT business analyst John Burr. We also spoke with journalist Soledad O’Brien, who is holding a workshop for young women Saturday at WJCT and we heard on in-studio performance by singer-songwriter Morley.

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‘Hemming 5’; Jax Portrait Of A Serial Killer; & World’s Oldest Skate Park

What started out as a peaceful protest devolved into violence last week. On this episode of Redux, we’ll get you up to speed on the who, why and what exactly happened in Hemming Park. Then, the life and times of one of Jacksonville’s most infamous characters were brought to the stage last week — a portrait of serial killer Ottis Toole. Find out why these Jacksonville University academics decided to bring this story to the stage. And finally, we’ll bring you a story about the world’s oldest skate park.

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Jacksonville Historic District Experiencing Economic Comeback

Empty storefronts still line both sides of Main Street, which runs through the heart of one of Jacksonville’s historic districts. Many of them reminiscent of its heyday in the early 1900s. But some of the old haunts are now filled with sounds of construction as new businesses move into the Springfield neighborhood.

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4/13/2017: Cuba Trip; Parent Workshop; The Five And Dime Theatre ‘A New Brain’

Thursday on “First Coast Connect” we spoke with former Jacksonville City Council President Eric Smith and retired long-time diplomat John Caulfield about an upcoming trade mission to Cuba. Black Commission president Diallo Sekou and vice president Lauren Cephus talked about Saturday’s Parent Education Support Workshop, and 5 and Dime Theatre executive director Lee Hamby and cast member Rodney Holmes previewed their upcoming performance “A New Brain.”

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