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Florida's 'Stop WOKE' law


An appellate court panel last week criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis’ "Stop WOKE Act" as an attempt to limit freedom of expression. The ruling in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals found that the government’s effort to regulate private employers' training content is unconstitutional.


JEA trial

David Bauerlien from The Florida Times Union joins us to discuss the fraud trial of two former JEA executives. One key point involves former General Counsel Jason Gabriel, who said he discussed with then-CEO Aaron Zahn whether an incentive plan tied to the sale of JEA was legal. On the other hand, Camilla Lee Johnson, a former board member and chair of the compensation committee for JEA, chose to plead the 5th Amendment. She stated she couldn’t remember details.

Robert Broward 

Tim Gilmore, a respected author, educator, and creator of the Jax Psycho Geo website, shares insights about Jacksonville architect Robert Broward. Broward, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright, was committed to integrating each structure with its environment. His lasting contributions include designing the Universalist Church of Jacksonville on Arlington Expressway and the auditorium for Douglas Anderson School of the Arts.

If you want to read more, you can find it here.

Daniel Tiger 

This series inspired by Mr. Rogers Neighborhood focuses on the beloved character Daniel Striped Tiger. There’s a musical adaptation coming to Jacksonville. Amanda Lupachinno, who takes on the role of Daniel Tiger, explains what makes Daniel Tiger uniquely special.

You can see Daniel Tiger and his friends in King for a Day at the Florida Theatre on March 24 in partnership with WJCT Public Media. More information can be found here.

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Kathy Waterman joined WJCT News 89.9 as associate producer after graduating from the University of North Florida with a degree in multimedia journalism. She was previously a production intern on the station's talk shows.