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Tax-free shopping for school supplies

Back-to-school tax holiday begins Friday

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday runs Friday through Sunday and features higher limits on exemptions. Computers and accessories are also now included on the tax-free list.


Back To School Fest Saturday

The Seventh Annual Back to School Fest will be held Saturday, featuring free backpacks and school supplies, a Wal-Mart fashion show, school physical, haircuts and vision screenings.


New businesses for Springfield

New life is on it's way to the historic district of Springfield after announcements of several new retail shops coming to the area.


Deadly pain pills

46 people a day die from overdoses of opioids—prescription painkillers like OxyContin, Percocet and Vicodin. Recently the FDA approved a new version. Consumer Reports is  calling on the government to reconsider.


Making money off your miles

Check the fine print before you sell or you could end paying the price.


Should you buy a medical alert system?

You’ve probably seen the ads on TV and in magazines: How do you get help in a
medical emergency when you’re alone at home?


Warning for eBay shoppers

If you use online auction sites, be aware of this common scam.


Extra hour for low-performing schools

Fifty-two elementary schools in Duval County will now extend their school day by one hour in the coming school year. Dismissal at these schools will change to 4 p.m. every day.

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Zookeeper for a day

You've probably been to the zoo with your family and friends, but have you ever wondered what it's like to be a zookeeper? Channel 4's Crystal Moyer steps into their shoes for a day.


Popular airport employee retires

After almost 40 years on the job, a well-known server at Jacksonville International Airport is taking her last order.


Hot car danger

The number of children accidentally left in hot cars is growing. 


Probiotics to treat pimples

Probiotics may do more than just help your digestive tract.  It may also be the answer to your pimple problem.


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Photos: Have you seen these fugitives?

Capturing Jacksonville's wanted suspects is a tough task, so The Local Station is trying to help with the Wheel of Justice.  Every Thursday morning, the wheel spins and a wanted fugitive is profiled. Online, we feature all the fugitives on the wheel.

1st Birthday

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.


Restaurant Report Card