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Dr. Ladapo's confirmation; Florida's Wildlife Corridor; Spaceport; 'Dear Evan Hansen'

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Chris O'Meara
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AP
Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo before a bill signing by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Brandon.

A state Senate health committee is holding its first hearing to confirm Dr. Joseph Ladapo as Florida’s surgeon general. A coalition of physicians say he’s unqualified to hold the post based on numerous controversies around his handling of COVID-19.

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Florida’s wildlife corridor

Late Bloomers Garden Club of Jacksonville announced that Carlton Ward Jr. is being awarded an honorary membership by the Garden Club of America. He is a conservation photographer, filmmaker and activist for leading the fight to save the Florida Wildlife Corridor and the Florida panther.

Guest: Carlton Ward Jr., photographer.

Spaceport

Camden County, Georgia, is moving forward with the purchase of 4,000 acres for the purpose of developing a spaceport. Residents are speaking up against these efforts.

Guest: Steve Weinkle, activist.

"Dear Evan Hansen"

The Grammy and Tony award-winning Broadway show "Dear Evan Hansen," comes to the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts tonight.

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