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Stop WOKE lawsuit; college bills; Boys & Girls Clubs; National Garden Month

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Gov. Ron DeSantis.

A group of plaintiffs from across the state has filed a federal lawsuit against the Stop WOKE Act.

They allege the law, which restricts race-related instruction in schools and businesses, violates their First and Fourteenth Amendment rights. They filed the complaint in U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Florida against Gov. Ron DeSantis, Attorney General Ashley Moody and others, challenging the constitutionality of HB7.

Guest: Jesse Wilkison, an attorney with Sheppard, White, Kachergus, DeMaggio & Wilkison.

College bills 

An important deadline is coming up soon to enroll your child in the Florida Prepaid Plan. It can be an easy way to save money for college and lock in today's rates, far into the future.

Guest: Shannon Delavecchio, Florida Prepaid.

Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida will be able to expand its offerings in the region through an incredible $6.8 million gift it received from philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott. The local organization is one of more than 60 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country that received a portion of a $281 million donation from her.

Guest: Paul Price, board chair.

National Garden Month

April is National Garden Month. Patrick MacRae, the new Doolittle Family Director of Gardens and Horticulture at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, joined us with some tips on how you can keep a beautiful garden this spring and summer.

Guest: Patrick MacRae

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Patrick Cantin is joining WJCT from the University of North Florida as a news intern for the fall 2020 semester.
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