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Nikki Fried and Matt Caldwell Gun For Agriculture Commissioner Behind Holsters and Consumer Protection

| October 18, 2018

Democrat Nikki Fried and Republican Matt Caldwell offer differing views on Trump, the state’s management of concealed-weapons licenses and how to move forward with medical marijuana.

Bitter Clash Over Charter Schools Behind Supreme Court Decision To Kill ‘Defective’ Ballot Measure

| October 17, 2018

The proposed constitutional amendment could have opened a new avenue for the establishment of charter schools outside the control of county school boards.

Sean Shaw v. Ashley Moody: Race for Attorney General Contrasts Activism With Status Quo

| October 16, 2018

State Rep. Sean Shaw, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, vows to aggressively use the office to take on fraud and other issues, while Former Hillsborough County Circuit Judge Ashley Moody, the Republican candidate, wants to build on the work of her friend, the term-limited Bondi.

Saying Scott ‘Exceeded His Authority,’ Supreme Court Rules Next Governor Will Appoint 3 Justices, Not Scott

| October 15, 2018

The winner of the Nov. 6 election between Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum “has the sole authority” to fill the court vacancies, the court ruled.

Help Fill a Relief Truck Parked at Palm Coast Parkway Winn-Dixie for Hard-Hit Residents of Panhandle

| October 15, 2018

The volunteer relief truck, provided by Flagler Broadcasting’s Beach 92.7 FM and WNZF, is at the Winn Dixie on Palm Coast Parkway from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

Flagler County Emergency and Rescue Teams Part of Big Response as Panhandle Reels from Hurricane

| October 14, 2018

Flagler County’s contributions includes Health Department Administrator Bob Snyder and Emergency Chief Jonathan Lord, among others sent to regions that have no functioning government structure.

‘Marsy’s Law’ Protections for Crime Victims Sound Great, but Could Cause Problems

| October 13, 2018

Giving crime victims constitutional rights equal to those of defendants sets up a clash over the accused person’s Sixth Amendment right to due process and the right to be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Amendment 4: With 1.4 Million Florida Felons Banned from Voting, Voters Will Decide On Restoring Right

| October 12, 2018

Amendment 4 would automatically restore the right to vote for felons who have completed their sentences, paid restitution and fulfilled probation. Murderers and sex offenders would be excluded.

‘Unimaginable’ Hurricane Devastation in Florida’s Panhandle as Long Recovery Begins

| October 11, 2018

The Florida National Guard has deployed 3,500 members for search-and-rescue and humanitarian aid, with assistance from National Guard units from as far away as New York and Kansas.

Nearly 400,000 Without Power as Florida Shifts to Search and Rescue in Michael’s Wake

| October 10, 2018

The Category 4 storm created storm surges up to 14 feet in areas, inflicted damages across Tyndall Air Force Base east of Panama City and spawned at least two “devastating” tornadoes in Gadsden County.

Category 4 Hurricane Michael Approaching Panhandle Landfall; Spared Flagler Sends Help

| October 10, 2018

The storm is expected to speed through the Panhandle before moving into the Atlanta area and the Carolinas, Flagler County’s Suzanne Eubanks on Tuesday was deployed to go into Holmes County as part of the state’s Region 3 All Hazards Incident Management Team.

Scott Warns of Hurricane Michael’s ‘Devastation’ and Storm Surge, Flagler Calls Local Impact ‘Minimal’

| October 9, 2018

Current bulletins from the National Weather Service for Flagler County include a high risk for rip currents, a high surf advisory, and a coastal flood advisory. The risk of tropical storm force winds has decreased to 20 percent.

‘Monstrous’ Hurricane Michael Aims For Panhandle, But Effects on Flagler Limited

| October 8, 2018

Michael has the potential to be the strongest storm in the region since Hurricane Eloise swept across Bay County in September 1975 with 110 mph winds.

Tropical Storm Michael: Scott Declares State of Emergency for Panhandle; Impact on Flagler Uncertain

| October 7, 2018

Though distant, what will become Tropical Storm Michael is expected to bring waves of heavy rainfall and embedded thunderstorms beginning Tuesday and persisting through late Thursday in the northeast Florida region.

Attorney General Launches Investigation of Catholic Priests’ Child Sex Abuse in All 7 Florida Dioceses

| October 7, 2018

Attorney General Pam Bondi, who is leaving office in January due to term limits, said it is too early to know how many Floridians, former residents or visitors may have been molested.

Judge Halts Florida’s Medical Pot Licensing Process Over Its Flawed Restrictions

| October 3, 2018

The judge previously ruled that Florida health rules over medical pot were unconstitutional, and set a Wednesday deadline for the deficiencies with the law to be resolved. It passed.

St. Johns River District Was Barreling Into Flagler Beach’s Marshes to “Restore” Them. Then It Met Fierce Opposition.

| October 3, 2018

With little notice, some haphazardness and many unanswered questions, the St. Johns River Water Management District was speeding toward a $500,000, 113-acre “restoration” of marshes at the south end of Flagler Beach, angering residents and businesses, who slowed the project.

Nelson Calls Scott a Liar, Scott Calls Nelson a Do-Nothing, Both Lob Kavanaugh at Each Other

| October 2, 2018

Scott’s and Nelson’s tangle over Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, was one of many points of contentions in the senate-race debate Tuesday.

Long Dormant Flagler Democrats Go Volcanic as Andrew Gillum Ignites a Crowd of Hopes

| October 1, 2018

Andrew Gillum, the gubernatorial candidate, spoke to some 400 people at a Democratic rally at the Palm Coast Community Center Sunday, the largest such rally in memory in reddish Flagler.

In Blow to Scott’s Play for Puerto Rican Vote, Nelson Wins Island Governor’s Endorsement

| October 1, 2018

Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s endorsement of Nelson unleashed pushback from Scott, who’s made nine trips to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the U.S. territory a year ago.

Sen. Dorothy Hukill, Among Rare Moderate Republicans, Ends Campaign and Enters Hospice as Cancer Returns

| September 30, 2018

Hukill served as Education Committee chair and was one of four Republicans who earlier this year voted against a controversial measure (HB 7055) that included the use of sales-tax credits to help students attend private schools.

Rick Scott Presses His Case For Making Midnight Appointments to Florida Supreme Court

| September 27, 2018

In a case that could alter the future of Florida’s highest court, Scott’s lawyers said the governor retains the power to select replacements for justices Barbara Pariente, R. Fred Lewis and Peggy Quince, who are all leaving in January.

Open Court Proceedings Require NRA-Backed Gun Litigants To Be Named, Florida Argues

| September 26, 2018

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office is asking a federal appeals court to reject arguments that two 19-year-olds should be able to remain anonymous in a challenge to a new state gun law.

New Laws Benefiting First Responders With PTSD and Increasing Punishment for Animal Abuse Kick In

| September 24, 2018

The 21 laws taking effect Oct. 1 range from allowing credit cards to be used for background checks when firearms are purchased to doling out tougher punishment for people who steal bee colonies or trespass at airports.

Environmentalists Call Scott’s Call for Red-Tide Research a Campaign Stunt

| September 21, 2018

The state has documented 115 manatee and 318 sea turtle deaths this year in regions suspected to be related to red tide, which stretches 145 miles.

Gillum Wants $50,000 Minimum Teacher Salary. DeSantis Proposes 80% Formula.

| September 19, 2018

In competing proposals, Democrat Andrew Gillum would provide teachers with a minimum $50,000 starting salary by raising the corporate tax, Ron DeSantis would require 80 percent of school funding to be spent in classrooms.

State Education Board Wants a $200 Per-Student Increase and $100 Million More For Cops

| September 16, 2018

The budget proposal, which was approved by the Board of Education at a meeting in Naples, drew support from education advocates.

Ron DeSantis Quits Congress to Focus on Governor’s Race Against Andrew Gillum

| September 11, 2018

DeSantis had missed 4.2 percent of the roll call votes since January 2013, but the percentage has spiked to 53.8 percent since July.

Justices Weigh Loading Charter Schools, Term Limits and Civics on One Amendment

| September 6, 2018

Justices are only supposed to determine whether the ballot title and summary would provide an accurate description of the proposed constitutional amendment to voters.

Should Supervisors of Election Provide Spanish-Language Ballots? Judge Hears Arguments.

| September 5, 2018

A federal judge today hears arguments in a lawsuit seeking to require 32 Florida counties, including Flagler, to provide Spanish-language ballots and other materials to Puerto Ricans who are eligible to vote in the state.

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