Redux: Weekly Newsmagazine From WJCT

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Redux is a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT. Host Vince Kong features stories from the First Coast, as well as music from WJCT After Hours programming.

Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

On this episode of Redux, we work to clear up the confusion surrounding the passage of Amendment 2, Florida's medical marijuana bill; we make our predictions for 2017; exploding e-cigarettes; keeping New Year's resolutions; and a live performance from Grandpa's Cough Medicine. 


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

On this episode of Redux, we bring you the best of 2016 from WJCT News.

Now what exactly do we mean by best? Well, we left that up to each WJCT News staff member.

You’ll hear from First Coast Connect host Melissa Ross, WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo, Morning Edition host Michelle Corum and reporters Ryan Benk and Lindsey Kilbride on what they feel were their best stories and interviews of 2016.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

On this episode of Redux, Jacksovnille's Al Letson returns home to discuss a project about the city's politcal/racial divide. Also, a grocery co-op is coming to the Northwest side of Jacksonville, in an area known as a food desert. 

We also have an update from the Jacksovnille Jumbo Shrimp, Amazon's arrival in the River City and stories about the holidays on the First Coast. 


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

On this episode of Redux, we look at the overall health of Jacksovnille. Literally.

From the mental health of Jacksonville's youth to the concerns of local health professionals in the face of a new administration to an investigation into one of the area's largest mental health facilities, plus much more.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

On this episode of Redux, we look at surviving the holidays. Literally. From toy safety for the kids to keeping your identity clear of thieves and more.

We also look at an internal investigation from JEA about racist emails circulating  among staffers. as well an update of our continuing coverage of food on the First Coast.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

On this episode of Redux, in honor of the holidays, this podcast will feature a favorite subject for this time of year: food.

From farm to table to vegan dining options to food deserts to even backyard chickens, we’re going to look at all things food-related here on the First Coast.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

On this episode of Redux, the Jacksonville Electric Authority is being investigating by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for allegations of racial discrimination. Then, a recent survey has the River City listed as one of the top places for women to start a business. And, in a separate piece, some 50 city businesses are uniting to “ban the box.”

Also, Jacksonville has sparked a new trend that has an impressive list of participants, including First Lady Michelle Obama, singer Adele and pretty much every professional sports franchise known to man.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

This week, we conclude our coverage of the 2016 elections. We look at what went wrong with the polls in predicting a president; Florida legalizes medical marijuana; and our listeners share their Election Day anxiety.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

This week, President Barak Obama and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump were in Jacksonville in the days prior to Election Day. We also hear from Ken Babby, owner of Jacksonville's Class AA minor league baseball team that was recently renamed the Jumbo Shrimp; and we revisit the 2000 election to remind new voters how much every vote matters.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

This week, with the presidential election roughly a week away, we look at the issues impacting the First Coast, as well as the rest of Florida. From property tax breaks for disabled police, firefighters and low-income seniors, to addressing the question: Who should keep their job on the state's supreme court? Also on the show, an update on beach nourishment after Hurricane Matthew, and a look at Cummer Museum's visual art program for the blind.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the podcast of the First Coast. 


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the podcast for the First Coast.


Steve Manis / Contributed Photo

Welcome to a special Hurricane Matthew episode of Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT. 


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT. 

This week, after the Obama administration announced it's asking Congress to pass $1.1 billion to support initiatives to help treat the nation's prescription opioid and heroin epidemic,  we look at the problem in Northeast Florida and the hurdles users face when they try to get clean. Also on the program, the Jacksonville City Council passes its annual budget, the future of Barnett Tower and the Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney.

Also, learn more about WJCT's After Hours programming, including the expansion of Relax Radio. 

The podcast is hosted by Vince Kong.


Bonnie Zerr / WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT.

This week, we look at the projected population growth in Northeast Florida and what happens when the infrastructure of a city is pushed to its limits. Also on the program, Wawa is coming, craft beer week on the First Coast and the latest on the drama surrounding Duval County Schools.

Learn more about WJCT's After Hours programming and Friday night's Thank You concert at Unity Plaza.

The podcast is hosted by Vince Kong.


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