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Republicans against student loan forgiveness; TEDxJacksonville; refugee benefit concert

Students protest the rising costs of college loans in Los Angeles in 2012. Citing bank bailouts, the protesters called for student debt cancellations.
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Students protest the rising costs of college loans in Los Angeles in 2012. Citing bank bailouts, the protesters called for student debt cancellations.

Twenty-two Republican governors have signed a letter sent to President Joe Biden calling on him to withdraw his student loan forgiveness plan. The letter, which includes Gov. Ron DeSantis’ name, states how these governors feel this plan will harm low-income families.

Guest:  Dr. Inga Timmerman, assistant professor of finance, University of North Florida’s Coggin College of Business.

TEDx Jacksonville

TEDxJacksonville is back with an exciting new fall lineup. Many leaders and powerful city speakers are set to take this stage in the coming month. The event will also feature a closing concert headlined by local band SAYSWHO.

Guests:

Refugee benefit concert

The global refugee crisis has not slowed down, as DeSantis makes headlines and faces criticism for sending migrants on a plane to New England. A two-piano benefit concert is scheduled for Saturday at Friday Musicale, to benefit refugees.

Guest: Chris Kuo, part of mother and son piano team with Michelle Kuo.

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