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Media Roundtable: Violent Crime Spikes In Jacksonville

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Jacksonville is inching closer to retaining the title of murder capital of Florida.Shootings and murders have continued apace in recent weeks with many residents seemingly issuing a collective yawn towards the violence as simply a fact of life in some neighborhoods.

Joining us on our regular Friday media roundtable to discuss this and other stories is our panel of local journalists:

Additional topics include the newly approved student code of conduct at Duval Schools, the unflattering audit of Mayor Alvin Brown's travel records and Hurricane Arthur.
You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.