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Judge Allows European Village Shooter Daniel Noble to Seek Help in Indiana Pending Trial

| August 18, 2016

Daniel Noble, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, brandished an assault weapon and fired two shots at European Village before being wrestled to the ground in 2014. He’s been in treatment since, awaiting trial on assault charges.

Thomas Dougherty, Flagler County Sheriff Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 18, 2016

Thomas Dougherty is the only NPA candidate for Flagler County Sheriff in the Nov. 8th general elections. He’ll face the winners the the Republican and Democratic primaries, but his self-funded run is limited.

Thursday Briefing: Bears Among Us, Schools’ Town Hall, Breitbart’s Trump, Golf Club Costs

| August 18, 2016

Early voting continues, a Fish and Wildlife bear specialist offers a primer on how to deal with bears in Palm Coast, spotting bullshit, Breitbart takes over Donald Trump, Fire Station 25 provides car seat checks.

Wednesday Briefing: Tourism Budget, New Voting Laws, Hospital Deaths, Veterans Court, Symphonie Fantastique

| August 17, 2016

Early voting continues today, the Flagler County Tourist Development Board reviews the coming year’s budget, how new voting laws could affect the election, the complete Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique.

Donald Trump’s War on Media: The Case For Fighting Back

| August 16, 2016

It’s not a stretch to say that last week in Daytona and Thursday night in Kissimmee, Trump and his surrogates were literally inciting mobs against the media. Not casually or with humor, but with calculated and malicious anger.

Donald O’Brien, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 16, 2016

Donald O’Brien is a Republican candidate for Flagler County Commission, District 3. His opponents in the Aug. 30 Republican primary is Denise Calderwood. The winner will face Democrat incumbent George Hanns in the Nov. 8 general election.

Tuesday Briefing: Vote Early, Zika Update, Bunker Budgeting, Food Truck Tuesday, Lies and Trump

| August 16, 2016

Early voting continues today, the Flagler County Health Department’s administrator gives a Zika virus update, Food Truck Tuesday in Central Park, Wynton Marsalis.

Denise Calderwood, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 15, 2016

Denise Calderwood is a Republican candidate for Flagler County Commission, District 3. Her opponents in the Aug. 30 Republican primary is Donald O’Brien. The winner will face Democrat incumbent George Hanns in the Nov. 8 general election.

Monday Briefing: Start Voting Today, Meeker’s Soccer Fields, DuBose Tries Again for Planning Board, Netts Goes TDC

| August 15, 2016

Whatever your registration–Independent, Democrat, Republican, Socialist–there’s plenty of races for you to vote in even though it’s a primary. The county commission dedicates soccer fields to Frank meeker at Wadsworth Park and talks Veterans Court.

Hawkish Hillary: Clinton May Sound Friendly to Muslims. But Her Record Is Bloodier.

| August 14, 2016

Even while Hillary Clinton condemns Donald Trump’s erratic statements on foreign policy, there’s no evidence she sees any need to redraw her own hawkish playbook that goes back to her enthusiastic support for the Iraq war.

David Sullivan, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 14, 2016

David Sullivan is a Republican candidate for Flagler County Commission, District 3. His opponent in the Aug. 30 Republican primary is Jason France. The winner will face Democrat Barbara Revels in the Nov. 8 general election.

Jason France, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 13, 2016

Jason France is a Republican candidate for the Flagler County Commission in District 3. He faces Dave Sullivan in the Aug. 30 Republican primary. The winner will face Democrat Barbara Revels, who faces no primary opposition, in November.

The Suicide Candidate

| August 12, 2016

Donald Trump will never win the presidency. He knows it and doesn’t want it. But that makes him more dangerous, not less. He’s a fanatic. He’s a suicide candidate. And we still have three months of rampage.

Chamber Poll: Flagler’s Trump Country; Cuff, Lenhart, Holland, O’Brien and Conklin Win Big

| August 12, 2016

The Flagler County Chamber’s first candidate hob nob Thursday drew some 300 people and 250 participants in its straw poll, with results pointing at least to a few trends ahead of the Aug. 30 primary. Actual early voting begins Monday.

Daniel Potter, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 12, 2016

Daniel Potter is a Republican candidate for Flagler County Commission, District 1. His opponents in the Aug. 30 Republican primary are incumbent Charlie Ericksen and Ken Mazzie. The winner will face Democrat Jason DeLorenzo in the Nov. 8 general election.

Weekend Briefing: Movie in the Park, Observer Endorsements, Berlin Wall Anniversary, From Chevrolets to Cadillacs

| August 12, 2016

The Observer offers up its endorsements for the Aug. 30 primary–and Observer and FlaglerLive editors and publishers talk about them on WNZF, the 55th anniversary of the Berlin Wall, Olympic fanfare.

Ken Mazzie, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 11, 2016

Ken Mazzie is a Republican candidate for the Flagler County Commission in District 1. He faces Charlie Ericksen and Dan Potter in the Aug. 3 Republican primary. The winner will face Democrat Jason DeLorenzo, the departing Palm Coast City Council member.

Thursday Briefing: Gun Buy-Back, Chamber’s Hob-Nob With Candidates, Flagler Beach Montessori, Fluoridated Water

| August 11, 2016

The sheriff’s office takes back any guns you want to give up today, last major candidate gathering before the Aug. 30 primary, Flagler Beach’s Montessori school hopes to get a lease, a busy day in circuit court.

Charlie Ericksen, Flagler County Commission Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 10, 2016

Charlie Ericksen is a Republican candidate for the Flagler County Commission in District 1. He faces Ken Mazzie and Dan Potter in the Aug. 3 Republican primary. The winner will face Democrat Jason DeLorenzo, the departing Palm Coast City Council member.

Clinton Erases Trump’s Brief, Slim Lead in Florida, Up in Ohio, Surging in Pennsylvania

| August 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton has regained the lead–barely–she relinquished last month to Donald Trump in Florida, turning a three-point deficit into a one-point advantage (46-45) in the latest Quinnipiac University poll of three battleground states.

Wednesday Briefing: Back to School, Back to Pot, Back to Phelps, Nagasaki at 71, Latino Voting Power

| August 10, 2016

School’s back earlier than ever, the advisory council crafting an ordinance that would create a civil citation program for some pot users tries again to vote on the ordinance, Latino voting power in Florida, Dvorak’s American Quartet.

Myra Middleton-Valentine, Flagler County School Board Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 9, 2016

Myra Middleton-Valentine is a candidate for the Flagler County School Board, running against Paul Anderson, Maria Barbosa, and Sharon Demers. All registered Flagler County voters may cast a ballot in the Aug. 30 primary in this non-partisan race regardless of party affiliation. The winner will be decided on Aug. 30.

Tuesday Briefing: Rick Scott’s Slash of Mosquito Control Dollars, School Open Houses, Refugees Moved and Unmoved

| August 9, 2016

School open houses at Buddy Taylor, Wadsworth, Bunnell and Rymfire, Palm Coast’s city-funded golf course looks at a $200,000 bill for bunker repairs, Team Refugees moves everyone, refugees do not.

Sharon Demers, Flagler County School Board Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 8, 2016

Sharon Demers is a candidate for the Flagler County School Board, running against Paul Anderson, Maria Barbosa, and Myra Middleton-Valentine. All registered Flagler County voters may cast a ballot in the Aug. 30 primary in this non-partisan race regardless of party affiliation. The winner will be decided on Aug. 30.

Monday Briefing: Sheriff Candidates Face Off, Freshman Orientation at FPC, Bunnell and Civil Citations

| August 8, 2016

The News-Journal hosts a sheriffs’ candidate forum at Buddy Taylor Middle School this evening, the Bunnell City Commission considers going easier on first-time pot offenders (but don;t hold your breath), it’s freshman orientation at FPC.

Maria Barbosa, Flagler County School Board Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 7, 2016

Maria Barbosa is a candidate for the Flagler County School Board, running against Paul Anderson, Sharon Demers, and Myra Middleton-Valentine. All registered Flagler County voters may cast a ballot in the Aug. 30 primary in this non-partisan race regardless of party affiliation. The winner will be decided on Aug. 30.

Gun Violence And Mental Health Laws, 50 Years After Texas Tower Sniper Murdered 16

| August 6, 2016

Six months before Charles Whitman took aim from that tower he visited a school psychiatrist, and admitted while there that he had a violent fantasy of going to the top of the tower with a deer rifle and shooting people.

Palm Coast’s Opelka Reaches First ATP Pro Semifinal in Atlanta With Win Over Top-60 Foe

| August 6, 2016

It was Opelka’s second straight win over a Top 60 opponent, after Opelka stunned world No. 28 ranked Kevin Anderson in a three-set thriller on Wednesday.

Paul Anderson, Flagler County School Board Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 6, 2016

Paul Anderson is a candidate for the Flagler County School Board, running against Sharon Demers, Maria Barbosa, and Myra Middleton-Valentine. All registered Flagler County voters may cast a ballot in the Aug. 30 primary in this non-partisan race regardless of party affiliation. The winner will be decided on Aug. 30.

Jason Sands, Flagler County School Board Candidate: The Live Interview

| August 5, 2016

Jason Sands is a candidate for the Flagler County School Board, running against Colleen Conklin All registered Flagler County voters may cast a ballot in the Aug. 30 primary in this non-partisan race regardless of party affiliation. The winner will be decided on Aug. 30.

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