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2/4/19: Coastal Resiliency; Author Troy Mosley; Cole Pepper

City of Atlantic Beach
Flooding at Atlantic Blvd. in Atlantic Beach during Hurricane Irma.

Mayors at the Beaches are working on plans for coastal resiliency. 

The City of Atlantic Beach is addressing sea level rise and climate adaptation by developing a coastal vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan.

The news comes as Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry says he’s joining with Beaches mayors to form a committee on sea level rise for the region. Mayor Ellen Glasser, the mayor of Atlantic Beach, joined us with more.

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Author Troy Mosley at the WJCT Studios

Author Troy Mosley

Troy Mosley, author of Unwritten Truce: The Armed Forces and American Social Justice joined us to discuss desegregation in the military and the Trump Administration’s armed forces transgender policy.

Cole Pepper And The Super Bowl Ads

Cole Pepper joined us with a recap of the Super Bowl – and some of its most talked-about commercials. You can watch two of them here:

The rest are available on the NFL's website

Heather Schatz can be reached at, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.

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Heather is the senior producer of WJCT 89.9 FM talk shows including First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, the Florida Roundup and What's Health Got to Do with It?