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8/29/2018: Primary Reax; Gordon Law; Jacksonville Recycling

Steve Cannon and Lynne Sladky
Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis will meet in the November General Election to decide who becomes Florida's next Governor.

Wednesday on  First Coast Connect we spoke with Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski about the results of the Florida Primary Election including wins by Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis in the race for Governor (01:16).   

As the body of the late Senator John McCain lies in state Wednesday ahead of five days of memorial tributes we spoke with fellow formal navy officer Gordon Law who served with McCain for several years at NAS Cecil Field in Jacksonville (23:38).

In our most recent Going Green segment we spoke with Republic Services Division Manager Jason Graves about why the City of Jacksonville loses money with its recycling program and things people can do to make recycling easier on everybody (46:00).        

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.

Kevin Meerschaert has left WJCT for new pursuits. He was the producer of First Coast Connect until October of 2018.