20 episodes

First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists.

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    • 4.5 • 33 Ratings

First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists.

    Key state and local election races

    Key state and local election races

    Government attorney Chris Hand discusses local and state elections and the potential return of the fire pension fund.

    • 53 min
    '40 Acres and a Lie'

    '40 Acres and a Lie'

    A new investigation tracks down the living descendants of formerly enslaved people who were deceived by the U.S. government.

    • 53 min
    First Coast Week in Review

    First Coast Week in Review

    Our panel of journalists explores the week’s top headlines.

    • 53 min
    Controversy in a small town

    Controversy in a small town

    An industrial proposal is getting pushback from Fernandina Beach residents concerned about pollution — or even an explosion.

    • 53 min
    Duval is Florida’s eviction capital

    Duval is Florida’s eviction capital

    A new report exposes Duval County’s high rate of evictions and its “slumlord problem.”

    • 53 min
    The hidden cost of violent crime

    The hidden cost of violent crime

    We delve into the physiological effects of trauma, such as chronic insomnia, and how to overcome those challenges.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

JQC3 ,

JohnC

Great way to stay informed on important local topics

AaronBugKilla ,

Keep up the good work

Non-biased, wonderful source of information.
DUUUVAL!

Uncle Joe 86 ,

First rate

Very informative show usually have both sides of an issue on the show. Well controlled talks with guess

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