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  We discuss the week's top news stories with our roundtable of local journalists: Ron Littlepage, Florida Times-Union columnist; A.G. Gancarski, Folio Weekly and Florida Politics columnist; Fred Matthews, Examiner blogger; and Tim Gibbons, Jacksonville Business Journal editor.

Topics include the Florida Supreme Court ordering the state legislature to redraw several congressional district maps -- including the one represented by Northeast Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown -- the Andrew Jackson statue in downtown being vandalized twice in the past week, and more.


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With Florida still leading the nation in foreclosures, this week the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it will provide grants to support 30 housing counseling organizations across the state. Half a million homes around Florida are still underwater or in foreclosure including many thousands in our area. We speak with foreclosure defense attorney Chip Parker of the firm Parker and DuFresne.

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Note: This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at MOCA Jacksonville the night of Tuesday, April 7 2015.

As the 2015 One Spark crowdfunding festival begins, we speak with special One Spark Speaker Summit guests Tamara Mendelsohn, VP of marketing for EventBrite, Ryan Feit, CEO of SeedInvest, and Maya Penn, CEO of Maya's Ideas.

MOCA Jacksonville Director of Communications Denise Reagan joins us to discuss the museum's ongoing MOCA is Now campaign and special programming during the festival.

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