Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry presented a $1.37 billion budget to the City Council on Monday. The spending plan is focused on public safety and economic development.
Public safety initiatives such as Cure Violence and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s Real Time Crime Center would get $70 million.
As for economic development, Curry said people will not recognize downtown Jacksonville in four years.
'Luna: The Science And Stories Of Our Moon'
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to step foot on the moon.
This Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of that historical day.
In his new book Luna: The Science and Stories of our Moon, author and astronomer David Aguilar discusses the scientific, historic and cultural impact the moon has on human history. He also explores the potential future of humans visiting the Earth’s closest celestial body.
Aguilar joined us to dicsuss the aspects he looks at in his book.
A new national app called Relevnt: Find Your Vibe launched this month. The app was developed on the First Coast. It’s a way for local people to connect across communities and talk about their interests and locations.
Founder and CEO of the Relevnt Inc., Winder Hughes, spoke with Melissa Ross to talk more about the app’s usefulness.
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