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Shot By Shot Recreation of Cruz Rampage Through School Highlights Commission’s First Day

| April 25, 2018

The first meeting of a 16-member commission studying the Parkland school massacre included a chilling recreation of the shot by shot progression of Nikolas Cruz through the school.

Wednesday Briefing: ‘Shrek’ at Matanzas, DSC Health Fair, Tager at Economic Development Board, Band Competition

| April 25, 2018

“Shrek: The Musical” opens tonight at Matanzas’s Pirates Theater, Daytona State College hosts a health-science fair, Superintendent Jim Tager speaks to the economic development board.

Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings, Crime and Incident Reports for Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell

| April 24, 2018

Palm Coast and Flagler County jail bookings, day and night shift commanders’ crime and incident reports investigated by Sheriff’s deputies and archive.

The Latest Assault on Food Stamps Holders

| April 24, 2018

The draconian work requirement to receive food stamps could throw 1 million people off the rolls and cause more job losses than job gains.

Tuesday Briefing: Entrepreneur Night at Moonrise, Palm Coast’s ‘Downtown Innovation,’ Paint and Wine

| April 24, 2018

The Palm Coast council talks about developing an “innovation district” in Town Center, Entrepreneur Night is at Moonrise Brewery, the St. Johns County School Board wrestles with a defict caused by safety requirements.

16-Member Commission Will ‘Investigate System Failures’ in Parkland School Massacre

| April 23, 2018

The commission will review Florida’s policies for dealing with “active assailants” on school campuses, with a comparison to “best practices” policies around the nation.

Monday Briefing: Bunnell’s (Free) State of the City , Emergency Comm Bid Protest, State Band Competition at FPC

| April 23, 2018

The Flagler County Commission holds a special meeting to rule on a bid protest over a critical contract, Bunnell Mayor Catherine Robinson presents the State of the City, the Flagler Palm Coast High School Band Program hosts the 2018 State MPA North Concert Festival at the Flagler Auditorium.

Judge Rejects Local Districts’ Challenge of Controversial Law Shifting Money To Charter Schools

| April 20, 2018

The controversy highlights continuing tensions between local school districts and the state about oversight and expansion of charter schools, which are public schools but are often run by private operators.

Florida Moves to Shut Down For-Profit Residence After Finding Horrific Abuse and Neglect

| April 20, 2018

The move follows years of complaints that patients at a center for children with disabilities were violently mistreated by staff and subjected to physical restraints like straitjackets.

Weekend Briefing: Hammock Musicfest, Relay For Life, Suicide Prevention, Rally By the Sea, South Pacific

| April 20, 2018

A musicfest to support music education, the progressive Rally By the Sea in Flagler Beach, Relay for Life in Central Park, Humane Society’s Town Howl, and much more.

Thursday Briefing: Spirit Casket, Sheriff Talks Crime, Renner and Hutson Update, Inspired Mic

| April 19, 2018

The Spirit rides commemorates first responders who’ve lost their lives at roadside, the sheriff talks about crime-fighting at the Hilton Garden Inn, the Inspired Mic has another edition at Europa.

105 Missiles Fired at Syria Is 10 Times The Number of Syrian Refugees We’ve Taken In All Year

| April 18, 2018

“This is about humanity,” President Trump said of attacking Syria. A look at his response to other regional catastrophes shows his claim doesn’t begin to add up.

Scott Wants To Cut Medicaid Application Window From 90 Days To 30; His Savings Claims Are Challenged

| April 18, 2018

The Scott administration’s cost analyses sometimes have not made sense to Medicaid experts or health and social-service providers in the trenches.

Wednesday Briefing: Family Life Center Open House, FPC Starlets, Nick Klufas at 30, Missing Turtle

| April 18, 2018

The Family Life Center marks mark the opening of its new building and office space with a ribbon-cutting, the FPC Starlets take the stage, a showcase for incoming middle schoolers at Buddy Taylor Middle School.

It’s Up to Grown-Ups To Stop Bullying, Not Kids

| April 17, 2018

Speaking of her own experience with bullying, the author holds the adults who watched and did nothing far more responsible than those who perpetrated it.

Voters Will Decide School Board Term Limits and Ending Local Control Over Charter Schools

| April 17, 2018

Under current law, school boards operate and control public schools within their counties. That would end if voters approve a constitutional amendment.

Tuesday Briefing: Transportation Impact, Talent Show Auditions, Food Truck Tuesdays, Guitar on the Rocks

| April 17, 2018

Talent show auditions are tonight at the Youth Center, Food Truck Tuesday at Central Park, guitars at Stetson, the Palm Coast council is expected to adopt a new schedule of transportation impact fees.

Ballot Proposal Would Ensure Crime Victims Have Their Say in Plea Agreements and Sentencing

| April 16, 2018

The proposal, which will need support from 60 percent of voters in November, would seek to ensure the rights of victims to receive information and provide input during criminal cases.

Monday Briefing: Pete Young, Fastest Lawman, Carver Gym Auction, That New Beach Access Law

| April 16, 2018

FHP’s Pete Young is the new fast-draw champion, the county commission discusses a proposed ordinance to preserve beach access in front of private property for the public, the Carver Center auction is live.

Felons’ Lawyers Accuse Scott and Cabinet of Foot-Dragging Over Judge’s Rights-Restoration Order

| April 15, 2018

A federal judge who found the state’s vote-restoration process unconstitutional gave Scott and the Cabinet until April 26 to overhaul the process. They’ve done nothing.

Weekend Briefing: South Pacific, Picnics and Pops, Fast Draw, Farm Days, Cheer at Pier, Health and Housing Fairs

| April 13, 2018

South Pacific opens at the Flagler Playhouse, Family Farm Days at the Ag Museum, the fastest lawman shootout Sunday, a health fair, a housing fair, Cheer at the Pier and so much more.

Cities and Counties Pushing Back Against State Law Limiting Local Gun Regulations

| April 12, 2018

Local governments are challenging the 2011 “preemption” law, which bans them from imposing gun restrictions tougher than those in state laws.

Judge Says Cancer Patient May Grow His Own Pot Plants, Seeding New Front in Florida Marijuana Wars

| April 12, 2018

The patient is forced to grow his own plants to make liquid treatment because the state hasn’t allowed any marijuana operators to sell whole plants to patients.

Flagler Beach Museum’s 5th Annual Cheer at the Pier Saturday

| April 12, 2018

The 5th Annual Cheer at the Pier is a fund-raising event for the Flagler Beach Museum that mixes sun, fun, drinks and the gastronomy of nearly a dozen participating restaurants and bars.

Thursday Briefing: FPC Classroom to Careers, 9th Grade Showcase, Crocs Grill Entertainment, Ex-Felons’ Rights

| April 12, 2018

A busy day at Flagler Palm Coast High with a classrooms-to-careers symposium and incoming 9th graders’ first look at their new school, Farm Swap and Music Jam at the Ag museum.

Court Rejects Curbs on “Deer Dog Hunting” in Florida Wildlife Management Area

| April 11, 2018

Property owners sued the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission for not properly keeping hunters’ dogs away from their lands. They won, only for an appeals court to reverse the decision.

Wednesday Briefing: Soccer Coach Pleads Out, Take Back the Night, Commissioner of Agriculture Forum

| April 11, 2018

Three candidates for agriculture commissioner appear in a Palm Coast forum, incoming 9th graders at FPC get their showcase at the school tonight, speaking against sexual violence, at Stetson.

Trump Picks 5th District Court of Appeal’s Wendy Berger for Central Florida Federal Court

| April 10, 2018

Wendy Berger serves on the Daytona Beach-based 5th DCA and was a Jeb Bush aide. Trump nominated her to the federal bench’s Middle District of Florida.

Tuesday Briefing: Florida Park Drive, Dunes Restoration Update, Cats and Dogs for Adoption

| April 10, 2018

A new feature highlighting cats and dogs for adoption, the Palm Coast Council again discusses issues surrounding Florida Park Drive, an update on dune repairs.

Trump Expected to Loom Over Nelson-Scott Senate Battle as Governor Announces Run

| April 9, 2018

The Senate contest between Bill nelson and Rick Scott is termed a “proxy battle” about Donald Trump and a referendum by Floridians on Trump’s presidency.

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