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The effects of Dobbs v. Jackson in Florida; teens and screen time; Ahmaud Arbery murder trial; National Farmers Market Week

A group gathered outside the Florida Capitol to protest a bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks.
Patrick Sternad
A group gathers outside the Florida Capitol to protest a bill that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks.

Studies show that new restrictions on abortion could increase social disparities including child poverty and women’s educational prospects.

Florida has already restricted abortion procedures to 15 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest.

Guest: Jessica Blake, contributor, Chalkbeat.

Teens and screen time

As social media evolves, many parents do not know the extent of their children’s activity in digital spaces.

The new book "Behind Their Screens" is based on the authors’ exclusive three years of research with thousands of tweens & teens across the country.

Guest: Emily Weinstein, co-author, "Behind Their Screens."

Ahmaud Arbery murder trial

In Brunswick, Georgia, three men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced on federal hate crime charges on Monday.

Guest: Anne Schindler, executive producer of special projects, First Coast News.

National Farmers Market Week

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week at the oldest farmers market in Florida.

Jacksonville residents can support local economies and farmers by visiting the Jacksonville Farmers Market, on Beaver Street.

Guest: Greg Tison, general manager, Jacksonville Farmers Market.

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Trinity Webster-Bass is a sophomore at Howard University from Jacksonville. At Howard University, she is a member of the Cathy Hughes School of Communication Annenberg Honors Program and the president of the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting Howard University Chapter. Trinity is excited to serve as a production intern at WJCT because of her love for public radio. You can reach Trinity on her Twitter at @trinitywbass.