Redux

Alfred Angelo store with "closed" sign on front
Philip Pessar via Flickr

On this episode of Redux:

The Duval County School Board votes to join a lawsuit against a controversial new state education law, while House Speaker Richard Corcoran criticizes the suit as a waste of money.

What’s the business case for a Confederate monument inventory in Jacksonville? Modern Cities co-founder Ennis Davis breaks it down in this week’s “Business Brief.”

And bridal gowns are deeply discounted this weekend after a Jacksonville store suddenly shut down, leaving an Arlington landlord with no way to collect back rent.

Plus, a preview of the next “String Theory,” which airs Friday nights at 11 p.m. on 89.9 WJCT.


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Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

On this week’s Redux podcast:

Northeast Florida listeners weigh in on the issue of Confederate monuments as Jacksonville’s City Council president says let’s take stock of what we have first.

In Fernandina Beach, a post office is looking really good for its age.

And what does “place making” mean and what are some examples in Mayor Curry’s proposed budget?   

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Jacksonville Transportation Authority

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.  

people sitting around backyard firepit
Mattamy Homes

On this episode of Redux:

The Florida Times-Union is being sold to GateHouse Media. 

Jacksonville may take on big pharma.  

Millennials are gravitating to older neighborhoods.  

And finally, meet Jacksonville Jaguars team barber, 27-year-old Eric Rivera.

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Ennis Davis / Modern Cities

On this episode of Redux:

While one small town in St. Johns County may evaporate, its big neighbor to the north, Jacksonville, is being touted as a “go-to” spot to visit. It even has plans for a walkable Arts District. Then we’ll circle back to St. Johns County to tell you how the Woman’s Exchange has been caring for a really old building in St. Augustine.

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