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Confederate statues; Nikki Fried; Jacksonville Jaguars; Chapter Endnotes

City Council member Matt Carlucci
via Florida Times-Union
A photo shows a star near the top of a Confederate flag that is part of a monument in Springfield Park in Jacksonville.

New drone photos released over the weekend by City Councilman Matt Carlucci show that a controversial monument is topped with a Confederate flag. The stars of the flag can be seen atop the Women of the Southland Statue in Springfield Park. Councilman Carlucci says he took these photos to clear up any confusion as to the flag’s symbolism.

Guest:  Matt Carlucci.

Nikki Fried

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, the only statewide elected Democrat, is running for a chance to challenge Gov. Ron DeSantis in the next election. She spoke with us about her vision for a “new Florida.”

Guest: Nikki Fried, Florida commissioner of agriculture.

Jaguars sports performance center naming rights

On Monday, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Miller Electric Co. announced a 10-year naming rights agreement, recognizing the team’s new sports performance center as the “Miller Electric Center.”

Guest: Mark Lamping, Jacksonville Jaguars president.

Chapter Endnotes

In 1974, a couple named Lloyd Kahn and Lesley Creed decided to create a home and garden that supported their goal of living off the land. Decades ahead of their time, the couple were upcycling before that word entered our vernacular. Book club leader Stacy Goldring told us more about the "Half-Acre Homestead."

Guest: Stacy Goldring, Chapter Endnotes leader.

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