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4/26/16 QUICK HITS: Storm names retired And Duval School Wins Grammy

Some of the local, regional and national stories heard during Tuesday’s newscasts on 89.9 WJCT-FM.

Hurricane names retired

There will no longer be any hurricanes named Erika, Joaquin or Patricia.

The Associated Press reports the World Meteorological Organization has retired names of storms that so deadly — or costly — their future use would be insensitive.

Tropical Storm Erika killed more than 30 people when it struck the Caribbean islands last August.

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4/26/16 QUICK HITS: Storm names retired And Duval School Wins Grammy

Some of the local, regional and national stories heard during Tuesday’s newscasts on 89.9 WJCT-FM.

Hurricane names retired

There will no longer be any hurricanes named Erika, Joaquin or Patricia.

The Associated Press reports the World Meteorological Organization has retired names of storms that so deadly — or costly — their future use would be insensitive.

Tropical Storm Erika killed more than 30 people when it struck the Caribbean islands last August.

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04/26/16: Pennsylvania Primary; Financial Literacy; Holocaust Remembrance Day

Pennsylvania Primary

Five states will cast votes Tuesday in what’s known as the “Amtrak primary.”

Voters go to the polls in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware.

The contests are expected to help the two 2016 presidential front-runners, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, rack up even wider leads in their parties’ crucial delegates counts. The Pennsylvania primary in particular is being closely watched.

Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for the public radio program The Takeaway, is a Pennsylvania native.

We speak with Zwillich about Tuesday’s primaries and what the outcome will likely mean for the 2016 race.

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Business Brief: Jacksonville Suns Make A Play For More Fans

The Jacksonville Suns’ new owner has invested a million dollars to create a better fan experience. That’s on top of $25 million to acquire the minor league team last year.

In this week’s “Business Brief,” analyst John Burr takes WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo out to the ballgame for a look at the business of baseball.  

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