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On this episode of Redux:

Jacksonville’s City Council president wants Confederate monuments moved to museums, which has Mayor Lenny Curry worried about potential uprisings.

Why 35 teachers were reassigned from Duval Schools three days before starting the new school year.

Jacksonville is at the forefront of driverless public transportation planning.

Plus a preview of this month’s After Hours music programming with WJCT Music Director David Luckin.  

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Amelia Island has broken another tourism record. According to its Tourist Development Council, more people than ever stayed in hotels there this June.


Kevin Meerschaert / WJCT

The Jacksonville Historical Society is getting ready to put the wrap on its contest gathering photos that best represent life today in Jacksonville.

  Today on “First Coast Connect,” Florida Times-Union reporter Tessa Duvall joins us to discuss the proposal by Mayor Lenny Curry to merge the Jacksonville Children’s Commission and Jacksonville Journey (01:12). We learned the history of Jacksonville’s Manhattan Beach from The Beaches Museum’s Brittany Cohill (16:58). Local author Ron Whittington told us about his new book, “Free Surface Effect” (36:52), and Wayne Wood from the Jacksonville Historical Society talked the organization’s photo contest (44:34).   


Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

As school starts this week in Duval County, more than 30 teachers are finding themselves reassigned to new jobs at the last minute — state’s orders.


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