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    Prosecuters charged a Hollywood Hills man in connection with the death of Mac Miller, a hip-hop artist who died of a drug overdose almost one year ago.  A federal criminal complaint accuses Cameron James Pettit, 28, with supplying the rapper with fake oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl. Miller requested percocet, a prescription painkiller that contains oxycodone, from Pettit.  Miller was found unresponsive at his home on Sept. 7, 2018. His death was first believed to be an accidental overdose , and was later discovered that he died from an overdose of alcohol, cocaine and fentanyl. 
  • As part of the News 104.5 WOKV Duval County Voter guide, we sent questionnaires to every qualified candidate for office. The answers and photos here reflect the unedited responses from every candidate who chose to participate. Candidates in each race are listed in alphabetical order. Click on a candidate’s name to view their positions.    CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE GROUP 1 Gary Barrett - REP (this candidate has not yet responded) Connell Crooms - NPA Jack Daniels - REP  Terrance Freeman - REP Lisa King - DEM  CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE GROUP 2 Darren Mason - DEM (this candidate has not yet responded) Ron Salem - REP CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE GROUP 3 Tommy Hazouri - DEM (this candidate has not yet responded) James C. Jacobs - DEM (this candidate has not yet responded) Greg Rachal - REP  CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE GROUP 4 Matt Carlucci - REP Harold McCart - REP  Don Redman - REP  CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE GROUP 5 Niki Brunson - NPA  Chad Evan McIntyre - DEM  Samuel Newby - REP
  • Mark Kaye will be broadcasting his show, live at Best Bet Jax, Friday 8/31/18 from 11AM-12PM. Make plans to watch the show in person, and get some WOKV Station gear.  Best Bet is located at: Address: 201 Monument Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225 Stick around afterwords to play poker with Mark!    
  • Action News Jax and WOKV spent $10,000 to help forgive $1 million worth of medical debt with the aid of New York-based charity RIP Medical Debt, which bought a veteran debt portfolio, then notified local military that some of their debt was forgiven.  'I ran a physician organization for about 19 years and Jerry (Ashton, co-founder of RIP Medical Debt) came in trying to sell me collection services,' said Robert Goff, founding director of RIP Medical Debt. CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP WIPE OUT VETERANS' MEDICAL DEBT  
  • News 104.5 WOKV is looking to send some race-loving first responders, or members of our armed forces to The Great American Race!  Here’s how you can help: If you haven’t already, download the News 104.5 WOKV app at the Google Play store, or Apple iTunes store Go to the Open Mic page in the app, and leave a message about somebody you’d like to nominate The ten best nominees will win tickets to the NextEra Energy Resources 250, The best nominee will also win tickets to go see the Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway. If you’d like to go to the Daytona 500 on your own, without our help, get your tickets now at this link. 
  • Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia is experiencing some cold weather that has brought some Ice and Snow in some parts... Residents have taken to social media to post the experience, and we have gathered the photos and posted them in our Gallery: TAP HERE TO SEE MORE  
  • From JEA to JSO, there were many organizations and volunteers that helped Jacksonville get back on its feet after Hurricane Irma ripped through our city.  The Cox Media Group family of radio and television stations would love you to come out, have a drink, listen to live music, and thank a first responder at First Responder Friday!  **PLUS - ALL FIRST RESPONDERS WILL RECEIVE THEIR FIRST BEER FOR FREE, ON US!**.  You can RSVP on our Facebook event page below: We’ll be hosting this event at Unity Plaza Jax, 220 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville FL. 32202 First Responders are also offered 15% off (Friday night only 10-20-17) at HOBNOB and Brix Wood Fired Pizza!  Special thanks to Bud Light and Arlington Toyota for helping us to pay tribute to those who helped to get our city back on its feet!
  • Everyone who has ever been to Everbank Field knows there is a tight playlist of “go-to” songs to get the crowd amped up as the Jags attempt to do anything besides go three-and-out. Chances are if you grew up in the 90’s you owned some of these songs on one of the “Jock Jams” CDs that were so popular during that decade. There’s always been heavy debate on these tracks though: Do they do the trick of making tens of thousands of fans rise to their feet, or are they too corny to accomplish anything outside of a embarrassing memory or two? Billboard.com has decided to add fuel to the fire by ranking what they think are the 'The 100 Greatest Jock Jams of All Time.' There were five official volumes of the 'Jock Jams' series with a total of 107 songs, but this list isn't limited to those. There are even some recent 'jock jams' on the list.  Here's the Top 10:  1. 'We Will Rock You', Queen, 1977  2. 'Welcome to the Jungle', Guns N' Roses, 1987  3. 'Hip Hop Hooray', Naughty By Nature, 1993    4. 'Kernkraft 400', Zombie Nation, 1999    5. 'Seven Nation Army', The White Stripes, 2003    6. 'Eye of the Tiger', Survivor, 1982    7. 'Rock and Roll Part 2', Gary Glitter, 1972    8. 'Jump Around', House of Pain, 1992    9. 'Crazy Train', Ozzy Osbourne, 1981    10. 'Get Ready for This', 2 Unlimited, 1991  Other songs on the list that feel slightly dated at this point: 'Whoomp! (There It Is)', 'The Final Countdown', and the 90’s techno mega-hit 'Sandstorm' Since you're probably wondering, C&C Music Factory's 'Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)' is at #25.  You can check out the full list over at Billboard.com.
  • A new poll had people rank the best ice cream flavors, and we fully expected a boring pick at #1 - either chocolate or vanilla. Apparently we're not quite that boring... More than 5,000 people voted online at the website Ranker, and Cookies and Cream took first place! Here are the others in the top ten:  Cookies and cream Chocolate Vanilla Mint chocolate chip Strawberry (Neapolitan with vanilla, chocolate, AND strawberry came in 12th) Chocolate chip French vanilla (If they'd lumped it in with regular vanilla, it probably would have come in first, but they're different though - real 'French vanilla' ice cream has eggs in it) Rocky road Coffee Peanut butter cup Voting has been officially closed on the topic, but that doesn’t mean you can’t debate below. Tell us what you think got the snub!
  • Back in March of last year, a website called Food Republic put together a chart where they subjectively ranked a bunch of types of French fries from best to worst. Apparently no one noticed the chart until this weekend, when someone tweeted about it, and now it's tearing the Internet apart. As far as we can tell, not a SINGLE person has responded, 'Hey, great rankings, you guys nailed it.'  People seem to have issues with everything on this list, most notably: The disrespect of putting curly fries sixth Counting tater tots as fries Not including poutine Giving shoestring fries any spot on the list other than dead last. Tell  us below what you think of the “controversial” Fries Chart!