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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

3/20/19: Election Recap; "The Burn Zone"; Generation W

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Mayor Lenny Curry

Incumbent Mayor Lenny Curry easily fought off challengers, including outgoing Councilwoman Anna Brosche, in Tuesday’s election. 

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Sheriff Mike Williams won a second term, as well. However, there will also be a few runoff contests in May. We discussed the results in more detail with David Bauerlein of The Florida Times-Union.

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'The Burn Zone'

We spoke to Renee Linnell, author of The Burn Zone: A Memoir, about her experience with a cult.  Linnell graduated from Jacksonville University and is back in town for a talk and book signing at the BookMark Wednesday evening.

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Ross and Orender outside Studio 5

Generation W

Transformation is the theme for this year’s Generation W, the premiere women’s leadership event in Jacksonville. Donna Orender, the Founder of Generation W, joined us with a preview.

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