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2015 Jacksonville Jazz Festival kicks off

It's one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, and it's happening downtown this Memorial Day weekend.

80-year-old woman earns 4th degree

It's the season for graduates, but there will be something extra special about one of the students waiting her turn to get her diploma in Jacksonville. Claudette Bryant, 80, is earning her fourth degree.

City pools open for summer pool season

The city of Jacksonville's summer public swimming pools season starts Saturday and continues through Labor Day.

Jax had biggest population jump in state

Jacksonville had the biggest population gain of any Florida city last year and now is the nation's 12th most populous city, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Free dental clinic opens on Westside

Community Health Outreach celebrated the grand opening Thursday of its new Healing Hands Clinic, the only free dental clinic for nearly 200,000 qualified, low-income adults in Duval County.

PETA honors firefighters who saved dogs

A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way from PETA to Flagler County Fire Rescue, which responded to a fire in a Palm Coast home's garage on Tuesday morning.

Donating hair for children who need it

If you have long hair and can donate 10 inches or more, you can help Locks of Love, a nonprofit organization that provides custom hairpieces to children with long-term medical hair loss.

Clay County rolls out new website

Clay County rolls out new and re-designed website that lets residents connect with officials. 

Baby with brain cancer challenges family

Being told they will lose their baby to cancer, Rose Newell and her husband no longer take making up every morning for granted.

Remembering the USS Stark

A ceremony of remembrance will be held at Naval Station Mayport, Friday to honor Sailors who were killed aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Stark 28 years ago. 

Free swim lessons for children

Children 5-17 years old can learn how to swim for free this summer.

Publix named America's second favorite grocery by consulting firm

Shopping is a pleasure for Americans according to a new survey.

Memorable Birthdays

  • Morning Show Recognizes First Birthdays

    Every day on the morning show, Channel 4 features babies on their first birthday. Learn how to send the photos and when to watch.

    Milestone birthdays

    Channel 4 also honors significant birthdays, whether it be a centennial or beyond, a sweet 16, or something in between.  Here's an outlet to celebrate those milestones by submitting their photo, birth date, and a sentence or two about the person being honored.


Positively Jax Nomination

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