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Duval teachers demand COVID-19 safety; Jax Psycho Geo; gardening tips; Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife

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Lindsey Kilbride
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WJCT News

Jacksonville teachers are rallying today outside the Duval Schools headquarters. They’re demanding personal protective equipment and the return of contact tracing to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Guest: Dr. Mobeen Rathore, professor and associate chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida. He’s also chair of the Infection Prevention and Control Committee at Baptist Health and chief of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology at Wolfson Children’s Hospital.

Jax Psycho Geo

Tim Gilmore is a Jacksonville writer who documents Jacksonville's history on his website Jax Psycho Geo. He has a new piece on a particularly dark figure in Duval’s history.

Guest: Tim Gilmore, writer.

Gardening tips

If you have ever thought about starting your own herb garden in your yard, here are some tips to get you started.

Guest:  Dr. Taylor Clem, director of UF/IFAS Extension Nassau County.

Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife

Whiskey, Wine & Wildlife returns to Jekyll Island this weekend after being delayed by the pandemic. The unique festival combines renowned beverage tastings and inspired cuisine from some of the South’s best chefs and local culinary superstars, with a chance to experience coastal wildlife up close. This weekend’s event will raise funds and awareness for programs of the Jekyll Island Foundation.

Guest: Jan Gourley, festival director.

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