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Media Roundtable; The Cade Prize

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Today’s Media Roundtable discussed some of the top stories in the First Coast, including:

  • A 72-page dossier was assembled by an Alabama consulting firm hired by Florida Power & Light on local journalist Nate Monroe.
  • Starting July 1, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office can ticket drivers whose music is audible at a distance of 25 feet or more.
  • Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, a Democrat who narrowly lost the 2018 gubernatorial election to Ron DeSantis, was arrested Wednesday on charges of wire fraud, conspiracy and lying to federal agents.
  • The city of Jacksonville approved a $24.4 million budget to renovate the Jaguar’s training facility.

Guests:

The Cade Prize

Calling Jacksonville inventors: The 13th Annual Cade Prize for Innovation is accepting entries through Aug. 1.

The Cade Prize is a cornerstone initiative of the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention in Gainesville, named after the inventor of Gatorade, Dr. Robert Cade. You do not need a prototype to enter. This competition focuses on early-stage ideas with promise to change the world.

Guest: Stephanie Bailes, CEO, Cade Museum.

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