Early Voting; 'The New Map'; Domestic Violence; MOSH CEO On Shipyards Move

Oct 19, 2020

Vice presidential Democratic nominee Kamala Harris will be campaigning in Jacksonville this evening, as Florida kicks off the first day of early voting.

Mike Hogan, the Duval County Supervisor of Elections, joined us to give an update on how the early voting sites are doing so far.  

Related: Duval County Sees Strong Turnout On First Day Of Early Voting

Economy and Politics 

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and global energy expert Daniel Yergin is out with a new take on how energy revolutions, climate battles, and geopolitics are mapping our future.  He has a book called The New Map and he spoke with us about it.  

Domestic Violence and The Pandemic

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The pandemic has experts forecasting a suspected global spike of domestic violence and adding challenges in helping people who are seeking refuge.  The CEO of Hubbard House Gail Patin, joined us with her take.  

MOSH Eyes Shipyards For New Museum

Jacksonville's Museum of Science and History could end up moving to the Northbank. The museum's leadership wants to build a new museum at the vacant Shipyards property, rather than remodel its current Southbank facility. 

The MOSH announced its change of heart last week after originally planning to expand its current facility next to Friendship Fountain. Bruce Fafard, CEO of MOSH, joined us with more.  

Patrick Cantin can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org.