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Violent crime in Jacksonville area; medical marijuana; Hank Aaron Field?

State Attorney Melissa Nelson on gun violence in the city. State Rep. Angie Nixon on her new role and the upcoming legislative session. City Councilman Dr. Ron Salem on his proposal to name the field at J.P. Small Park after baseball hall of famer Hank Aaron.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On this edition of “This Week in Jacksonville,” State Attorney Melissa Nelson explains what her office is doing to try to turn around the violent crime numbers in the Jacksonville area.

State Rep. Angie Nixon speaks about her bill that would address medical marijuana accessibility.

And Jacksonville City Councilman Dr. Ron Salem talks about his proposal to name the field at J.P. Small Park after Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron.


About the Author:

Kent Justice co-anchors News4Jax's 5 p.m., 10 and 11 p.m. newscasts weeknights and reports on government and politics. He also hosts "This Week in Jacksonville," Channel 4's hot topics and politics public affairs show each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.