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Congressman Al Lawson; "Open Kitchen;" Recovering From Coronavirus; Meditation; Bike Bus

Jacksonville area Congressman Al Lawson

North Florida Rep. Al Lawson (D-FL 5th District) joined us with a look at the $2 trillion relief package  passed by Congress that's aimed at helping soften the economic blow the coronavirus pandemic has caused.

Related: Local, State And National Coronavirus Coverage

Open Kitchen

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Renowned food stylist, New York Times contributor, founding food editor of Martha Stewart Living and frequent hostess Susan Spungen just released a  new cook book, Open Kitchen: Inspired Food for Casual Gatherings. We spoke with her about the book, which is full of recipes to inspire everyone cooking at home right now

Recovering from Coronavirus

Everyone needs to be very vigilant about staying home, practicing social distancing and hand washing, and flattening the curve. With all of that said, the majority of people who come down with coronavirus do recover, including people over 65. Paula Horvath is a retired UNF instructor. After dealing with several weeks of illness, she joined us to share her experience.

Meditation with Dan Nevins

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There’s a simple, one-minute meditation to cope with stress and anxiety around the COVID crisis. It comes from renowned yogi Dan Nevins of Ponte Vedra, who will be giving us some more stress-relieving meditation exercises in the weeks ahead. Dan will also emcee a global Baptiste Yoga virtual fundraiserfor first responders and rescue workers, with some local support from Big Fish Yoga on Jax Beach.

Bike Bus

The Bike Bus is the newest and most convenient way to provide cycling solutions right to your door step. They come to you, whether you have a service or sales need. They sell/repair all types of bicycles and stock all necessary parts and accessories to keep you safe on or off the road. For all your cycling needs, The Bike Bus will deliver. Owner Ralph Teton joined us with more

Peter Hoban can be reached at, 904-358-6317

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Peter was an intern with WJCT during the 2020 spring semester from the University of North Florida, where he is majoring in communications.