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LeAnna Cumber; Sexual Assault Awareness Month; St. Augustine Food and Wine Festival; What’s good Wednesday

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Claire Heddles
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LeAnna Cumber announces her candidacy

Councilmember LeAnna Cumber has kicked off her campaign to become Jacksonville’s next mayor.

She’s the latest Republican to enter this wide-open race. Due to term limits, current Mayor Lenny Curry leaves office next year.

Cumber represents San Marco and parts of the Southside on the council. She’s an attorney and a transportation consultant who has campaigned on fighting the rise in the local gas tax, human trafficking and special interests she says have controlled the city for too long.

Guest: LeAnna Cumber, District 5 Jacksonville City Council member and mayoral candidate.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In St. Johns County, the Betty Griffin Center is the go-to place for shelter and other services helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. CEO Kelly Franklin says there's still time to register for their 5K this weekend.

Guest: Kelly Franklin, CEO, Betty Griffin Center.

St. Augustine Food and Wine Festival

The St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival returns next month. It’s a five-day food and drink celebration that was recently recognized as one of Florida’s top 10 food and wine festivals.

Guests:

  • Festival Founder and Director Jan Gourley.
  • Multi-nominated James Beard Foundation chef and author Hari Pulapaka.

What’s good Wednesday

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Florida Roundup Associate Producer Katherine Hobbs can be reached at khobbs@wjct.org or on Twitter at @KatherineGHobbs.