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Shrimp & The Babby; POTUS & The Donald; And An Open Letter To Millennial Voters — Episode 10

Redux: The Week In Review From WJCT News
Bonnie Zerr
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WJCT News

Welcome to Redux, a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT and the news podcast of the First Coast.

This week, President Barak Obama and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump were in Jacksonville in the days prior to Election Day. We also hear from Ken Babby, owner of Jacksonville's Class AA minor league baseball team that was recently renamed the Jumbo Shrimp; and we revisit the 2000 election to remind new voters how much every vote matters.

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Gage Skidmore / State Department

Clinton, Trump Rallies Look To Attract Jacksonville First-Time Voters

With about 5 million ballots already cast in Florida, the state is on track to beat the all-time record for turnout in a presidential election.

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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp

Babby On First Coast connect

Owner Ken Babby surprised many in Jacksonville when he announced he was changing the name of the city’s Class AA minor league baseball team from the Suns to the Jumbo Shrimp.

How Do I Know My Vote Counts? Duval Elections Supervisor Counts The Ways

With Donald Trump’s proclamations of a rigged election, some Northeast Florida voters are wondering whether their vote is safe.

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A poll box used during elections.

How Do I Know My Vote Counts? Duval Elections Supervisor Counts The Ways

With Donald Trump’s proclamations of a rigged election, some Northeast Florida voters are wondering whether their vote is safe.

Digital Content Editor Vince Kong can be reached at vkong@wjct.org, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter @teamvincek