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Weather: Patchy fog in the morning. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph, becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent. Friday Night: Partly cloudy. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Today at a Glance:
In court: U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle holds an 8:30 a.m. hearing on a request for a preliminary injunction against state bans on doctors providing treatments such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy to transgender minors. The bans were approved by the state Board of Medicine and the state Board of Osteopathic Medicine. United States Courthouse, 111 North Adams St., Tallahassee.
Unemployment: The state’s labor department releases the April unemployment numbers at 10 a.m.
Free For All Fridays with Host David Ayres, an hour-long public affairs radio show featuring local newsmakers, personalities, public health updates and the occasional surprise guest, starts a little after 9 a.m. after FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam’s Reality Check. Today: David speaks with advocates of changing Palm Coast’s ordinance and allowing backyard chickens. Also, Palm Coast Council member Ed Danko is a guest. See previous podcasts here. On WNZF at 94.9 FM and 1550 AM.
The Blue 22 Forum, a discussion group organized by local Democrats, meets at 12:15 p.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center. (On Oct. 14 only, it is meeting at the 2nd floor conference room at the Katz and Green Building, 1 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast.) Come and add your voice to local, state and national political issues.
In Coming Days:
May 20: The second annual Hang 8 Dog Surfing Competition in Flagler Beach is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the South 5th Street walkover off of State Road A1A just south of the Flagler Beach pier. Registration for dog surfing is $20, registration for the costume contest is $10. All proceeds go to charities. The awards ceremony is at 1 p.m. You can register your dog forthe Hang 8 Dog Surefing competition on May 20 at hang8dogsurfing.com. See: “Hang 8 Dog Surfing Contest Returns to Flagler Beach in All Its Ridiculous and Timely Exuberance.”
Flagler Pride Weekend: All applications (Vendor, Sponsor, Volunteer, Speaker, Entertainment) for Flagler Pride Weekend are now open until midnight on May 20th, 2023. No late applications will be accepted or considered. Vendors, apply here. Flagler Pride weekend is scheduled for June 10-12, at Palm Coast’s Central Park.
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