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02/11/16: North Florida Growers; Homes For Heroes; Anazao Galleries; Kerry Speckman

As the legislative session continues this month in Tallahassee, lawmakers are looking at a number of bills involving the state’s water.

Environmental groups around Florida are criticizing a sweeping water policy bill recently signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott.

We hear how this legislation affects the agriculture industry as we speak with Phil Leary, principal at Leary Governmental Affairs Consultants, who represents the North Florida Growers Exchange.

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02/08/16: Violent Crime In Jacksonville; 26.2 With Donna; Super Bowl Ads; Cole Pepper

As politicians and pastors speak out about violent crime in Jacksonville, mourners laid to rest the 13th homicide victim of the year Saturday.

22-month-old Aiden Michael McClendon was shot by a stray bullet January 29 as he sat inside a parked car. Police are investigating the possibly gang-related shooting.

Jacksonville has been Florida’s murder capital on and off for more than a decade now. As Mayor Lenny Curry works to reinvigorate the Jacksonville Journey anti-crime initiative, we examine the city’s murder rate and root causes of crime in Jacksonville. Dr. Michael Hallet, professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of North Florida, joins us.

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Arlington’s Impact Church Moving Into Regency Square Mall

A former Regency Square Mall department store will soon become a church. Arlington’s Impact Church is moving into the mall that’s lost many tenants in recent years.

The 200,000-square-foot space used to belong to Belk department store. According to a news release from Impact Church, the space will continue functioning as a pass-through from the east side of the mall to the west side.

The church, which has a 70,000-square-foot facility on Lone Star Road, aims to relocate to the larger space by the beginning of 2018.

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