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03/14/16: Violence At Trump Rallies; Child Passenger Safety Law; Episcopal School 50th; Cole Pepper

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  Violence at Trump Rallies

Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump this weekend responded to criticism of the violence that has broken out between supporters and protestors at several of his recent rallies. Trump denied any responsibility for those acts.

We discuss this and Donald Trump's comments about Muslim and immigrants with Dr. Parvez Ahmed, UNF professor of finance and frequent commentator on the Muslim experience in Amerca.

Child Passenger Safety Law

Legislation was filed this session in Florida’s Senate and House that would significantly weaken the state’s Child Passenger Safety Law. Critics say that this change would ultimately endanger children. We speak with child safety advocate Grainne Kelly.

Episcopal School of Jacksonville's 50th Anniversary

Episcopal School of Jacksonville celebrates its 50th year this week, with an emphasis on the school's founding mission of excellence in academics, service, arts, athletics, and spiritual leadership. Jill Dame, member of Episcopal's board of trustees and chair of the school's 50th anniversary committee, joins us with a look at the school's history.

Cole Pepper

WJCT sports analyst Cole Pepper joins us with a look at the 2016 NCAA March Madness college basketball tournament, the Jacksonville Armada's next match, and other local sports news.