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Traffic casualties; breast cancer vaccines; Ahmund Aubrey; Go Green Challenge; Vista Award

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Jacksonville is driving in the opposite direction of its goal of zero pedestrian deaths. We took a closer look at the rising number of pedestrian casualties in Duval County.

Guest: Claire Heddles, WJCT news reporter.

Breast cancer vaccine 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the conversation around vaccines now extends to cancer prevention and treatment. Vaccines for both purposes are currently in development.

Guest: Dr. Keith Knutson, Mayo Clinic.

Ahmaud Arbery

Jury selection continues in Brunswick, Georgia, today in the murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.

Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and their neighbor William "Roddie" Bryan Jr. are charged with malice and felony murder and have pleaded not guilty. They also face charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal attempt to commit false imprisonment.

Guest: Anne Schindler, First Coast News.

Go Green Challenge

We dive into how you can participate in the Go Green Challenge in Jacksonville this month.

Guest: Josh Rosenberg, Native Jax Permaculture.

Vista Award

In more green news, Florida’s VoLo Foundation is seeking talented graduate students to drive climate solutions in the Sunshine State.

Guest: Nicole Salzberg, VoLo Foundation.

Patrick Cantin can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org or on Twitter. 

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