Today: Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows around 70. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
The OED’s Word of the Day: puukko, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
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- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
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- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
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Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
In Court: Circuit Judge Dennis Craig holds Drug Court at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 401, assuming the roof isn’t leaking.
In Court: A hearing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. in the case of Paul Dykes, who faces 36 counts of child-sex related charges, including rape, in Courtroom 401 before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig, at 1:30 p.m. Dykes is represented by Bill Bookhammer.
Common Ground Breakfast with Florida Hospital Flagler: a discussion of healthcare in Flagler County. Sponsored by Florida Hospital Flagler and featuring the hospital’s top leaders, including CEO Dr. Ron Jimenez. Registration at 7:30 a.m. breakfast at 8 a.m. Grand Haven Golf Club 500 Riverfront Dr. Palm Coast. Members can preregister for $25, day of is $30. Guests can attend for $35. Contact Gretchen Smith at the Chamber of Commerce: [email protected].
Flagler Schools Resource Showcase, 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Wadsworth Elementary and Buddy Taylor Middle schools’ cafeteria, for all children from birth to grade 12, bringing together some 15 agencies and non-profits with a variety of information on such things as college financial aid, Toys for Tots, community problem solving groups, various family workshop breakout sessions, and so on. It’s free.
The Daytona State College Board of Trustees is scheduled to hold a workshop, followed by a regular meeting. 1 p.m., Daytona State College, 1200 West International Speedway Blvd., Building 100, Daytona Beach.
“Calling all Flagler County service members, active duty or retired: We need your photo to fill this Veteran’s Wall in time for Veteran’s Day! Help us honor veterans of Flagler County by covering this Veteran’s Wall with photos. Only one month until Veteran’s Day on November 11, 2017.” – Kaiti Lenhart, Flagler County Supervisor of Elections
Veteran’s Day is a month away and we hope to Cover The Wall at the Supervisor’s office in honor of Flagler County veterans. Any registered voter in Flagler County who has served in the US Armed Forces may provide a service photo for display on the Veteran’s Wall in the Elections Office lobby. The following information will accompany the photo:
Service Member Name
Dates of Service
Branch of Service
We need your photo to fill this wall by November 11, 2017. Contact the Elections Office for more information at (386) 313-4170 or visit www.FlaglerElections.com
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
NURSING HOME PAYMENTS AT ISSUE: The Agency for Health Care Administration will hold a working group meeting about changes in Medicaid nursing-home funding. The changes involve moving to what is known as a â€œprospective paymentâ€ system. (Thursday, 1 p.m., Agency for Health Care Administration, 2727 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee.)
WHITE NATIONALIST SPEAKS AT UF: White nationalist Richard Spencer, the leader of the National Policy Institute, will speak at the University of Florida. (Thursday, 2:30 p.m., University of Florida, Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville.)
JOURNALIST SPEAKS TO CAPITAL TIGER BAY: Journalist Sharyl Attkisson will speak at a Capital Tiger Bay dinner event. (Thursday, 6:45 p.m., Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola St., Tallahassee.)
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Brazil minister: Amazon deforestation 'drops by 16%' https://t.co/oQsImRLGAO
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) October 18, 2017
An exhibition seeks to present Vermeer as a painter in an artistic milieu, engaged in an active exchange of ideas https://t.co/X5kEpKbPDB
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) October 19, 2017
Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers https://t.co/vJZA5AE3Cw
— The Guardian (@guardian) October 18, 2017
Analysis: The obscure Supreme Court case that decided tomatoes are vegetables https://t.co/MPNIBoK0Vc
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) October 18, 2017
Two neutron stars just collided in space, and they may show where gold and platinum come from.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 18, 2017
The remains were unearthed from more than 26 feet of rubble and hadn't seen the light of day in nearly 2,000 years https://t.co/WHqU3ZyBgR
— National Geographic (@NatGeo) October 18, 2017
Updates of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast usually run here, along with a link to the city’s Week in Review. But the Week in Review, under the guise of being modernized, has become flashier and power-point like while becoming less substantive and dumbed down. We may or may not link to it in future. Here’s a summary of the latest developments as of Oct. 6
- Worlds Collide: Jan Vogler and Bill Murray
- Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major: Robert Levin and the Transylvania Philharmonic
- Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1, KV 478
- Eleanor Rigby, performed by Sirius Quartet
- Mozart: Tamiri’s aria from Il re pastore: Elina Shimkus & Sinfonietta Riga
- Mariko M on the Cello, Mariko Terashita, violin, Perform Limerock
- Bohuslav Martinu: First Sonata for Flute and Piano
- Andras Schiff Performs All Six of Bach’s French Suites
- Paul Lewis plays Schubert’s Piano Sonata No. 20 in A Major, Andantino
- 14-Year-Old María Dueñas Fernández Performs Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at the 2017 Zhuhai International Competition
- Andras Schiff Performs the whole of Bach’s Overture in the French Style in B minor, BWV 831
- Alexander Dunn plays Studies by Fernando Sor
- Fandango, by Antonio Soler
- Frescobaldi: Toccata in G, Magdalena Baczewska, harpsichord
- Willie Nelson: Full Concert, Woodstock, 1999
- How playing an instrument benefits your brain
- Mozart’s Requiem: Camerata Salzburg, Arsys Bourgogne, Cond.
- Repairing Willie Nelson’s guitar
- 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Symphony B minor, Christophe Coin Ensemble Baroque, Limoges
- Wynton Marsalis Septet: Sunflowers (From The Marciac Suite Album)
- Nikolai Kedrov: Otche Nash (Our Father)
- Ludovico Einaudi, “Elegy for the Arctic”
- Black Violin at Apollo Amateur Night
- Bach’s Beer Bottles: The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
- Mozart’s Only String Trio, K563
- Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, Ida Haendel, Violin
- Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue: Marcus Roberts Trio, Seiji Ozawa, Cond. (2003)
- Wynton Marsalis takes the Horn Challenge
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131, Afiara Quartet
- K.D. Lang: The Mind of Love
- World’s Oldest Violin: Marco Rizzi Performs Schumann’s Sonata No. 2 on a 1566 Amati Violin
- Mark Knopfler on Guitars
- Bach’s Little Fugue in G minor, Performed by the Canadian Brass
- The Reluctant Fundamentalist: Mohsin Hamid in Conversation with Akhil Sharma