On Monday, Mayor Lenny Curry announced an expanded partnership that will allow for free rapid coronavirus testing for all Duval County students.
However, parents, teachers, and students still have concerns about a number of other coronavirus-related issues as the new school year gets underway.
Emily Bloch, The Florida Times Union’s Education Reporter, joined us with details.
The Grifter's Club
A new book, The Grifter’s Club: Trump, Mar-a-Lago and the Selling of the Presidency, provides an in-depth look at President Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago resort, and how he has been using it while in office. Sara Blaskey, a co-author of the book, joined us with more.
What’s Good Wednesdays
Bring on the movies this holiday weekend! Edible Northeast Florida and Sight & Sound Productions are teaming up to present a drive-in movie showing of Ratatouille Friday evening. Edible editor Lauren Titus joined us with more on how you can stay safe and have fun at the event.
Our look at What’s Good this week also included:
- Dave Rogers, a candidate for state rep Florida House District 17, who is giving away free food truck meals to certified nursing assistants for all their hard work during the pandemic on Labor Day.
- The First Coast YMCA’s distance learning program
- The Jacksonville Art & Music schools new campus layout.
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