Jury selection; Changing Homelessness; 'Last of the Right Whales'; fentanyl; Cade Museum
Jury selection in the trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery stirred controversy as 11 of the 12 jurors selected are white.
Homelessness in Jacksonville
The pandemic is making it harder for the city of Jacksonville to figure out how many unhoused people live on the city’s streets.
Guest: Dawn Gilman, CEO of Changing Homelessness
'Last of the Right Whales'
North Atlantic right whales are dying faster than they can reproduce. With less than 400 remaining and only 90 breeding females, they could be extinct in 20 years.
The new award-winning Canadian film “Last of the Right Whales” tells the story of a group of allies determined to stop the world’s first great whale extinction. Most of it was shot right off Florida’s coast. Excerpts from the film will be screened at the Right Whale Festival in Fernandina Beach this weekend.
On Saturday, the city of Jacksonville will also host the 13th annual Right Whale Beach Cleanup from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Jacksonville Beach
Guest: Nadine Pequeneza, producer of “Lat of the Right Whales”
For the first time ever, the U.S. may top 100,000 overdose deaths in a single 12-month period. One of the biggest culprits is black-market fentanyl.
The director of the Cade Museum in Gainesville, Stephanie Bailes, was just named a top museum "influencer." The Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention is recognized alongside international museums like the Louvre and the British Museum. The museum’s current big attraction is an exhibit about University of Florida's invention of Gatorade.
Guest: Stephanie Bailes, Cade Museum director