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2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Weather: Torrential rain, hail, strong winds

Torrential rains, small hail and strong winds are in the forecast for Central Florida, according to the National Weather Service in Melbourne .

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Related Topix: Weather, Seminole County, FL, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Longwood, FL

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WESH-TV

Wetter forecast ahead

HEY, SO TONIGHT LIGHTNING MAY HAVE CAUSED QUITE FEW PROBLEMS YOU KNOW AT ONE POINT IN TIME WE WERE SEEING 25-30 LIGHTNING STRIKES EVERY MINUTE THAT'S A LOT.

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Related Topix: Brevard County, FL, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Lake Mary, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

New home construction in Volusia, Flagler rises to highest level...

Workers put up homes in the Victoria Park subdivision in DeLand recently. The number of permits issued for new home construction in the first six months of the year reached its highest level in Volusia County since 2008 and the highest in Flagler County since 2007.News-Journal/JIM TILLER PALM COAST - Lisa Traylor and her husband, Jeff, looked for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Deland, FL, Flagler County, FL, Palm Coast, FL, Home Listing

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Arrest made in stabbing Daytona Beach a " a 53-year-old woman was...

A 53-year-old woman was arrested and charged Saturday in the fatal stabbing of another woman, police said.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Prison

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Schmidt blasts local Gop a longtime Republican running for a Volusia...

A longtime Republican running for a Volusia County School Board seat took his shot at a local Republican Party executive committee that has decided to support certain Republicans over others in this year's election campaigns - underscoring some of the basic philosophical differences that remain between factions of the party.

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Related Topix: US News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Daytona Beach homeless shelter for families struggles with funding...

From left, Rachel Cutting, 33, with her sons Gabriel Cutting, 5, Matthew Woodcock, 14, and Nathaniel Woodcock, 8, hang out in their room Wednesday in the Halifax Urban Ministries Family Shelter in Daytona Beach.News-Journal/LOLA GOMEZ DAYTONA BEACH When any of the estimated 5,500 people in Volusia and Flagler counties with no permanent roofs over ... (more)

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Flagler County, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Hard Rock wants beach driving ban vote now Daytona Beach a " The next...

The next push for a slice of traffic-free beach has arrived in Volusia County: The Hard Rock Hotel & Cafe, prompted by the nearby Desert Inn's push for its own ban on cars, wants a County Council vote on another traffic-free stretch of the oceanfront as soon as possible.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

DeLand Beacon

West Volusia Calendar of Events: July 12-19, 2014

Free admission. Call 407-443-6965. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Blake Park, 493 S. Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen.

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Related Topix: Debary, FL, Lake Helen, FL, Deland, FL, Deltona, FL, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Red snapper mini-season kicks off in Volusia with big catches PONCE...

A packed party boat pulled up to the Critter Fleet dock Friday afternoon, unloading dozens of grinning fishermen and pairing them with their prized catch of the day - stringer after stringer of big, red snapper.

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Related Topix: Ponce Inlet, FL, Daytona Beach, FL, New Smyrna Beach, FL, Flagler County, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Election year deja vu: stolen sign accusation In another sign that an ...

In another sign that an election is near, a Volusia County Council candidate filed a sheriff's report this week accusing an opponent of stealing his campaign signs.

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Related Topix: Deltona, FL, Deland, FL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Charles W. Cherry Sr. inducted into Newspaper Hall of Fame CORAL...

Charles W. Cherry Sr., who launched one of the state's largest media chains aimed at the black community, has been inducted into the Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Pasco County, FL

Click Orlando

Grades released for Central Fla. schools

The Florida Department of Education on Friday released its preliminary grades for schools and Central Florida was among the lowest and the highest ranking school grades.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Police: Woman stole $150K from aviation services firm Daytona Beach a " ...

A former employee of an airport services and maintenance company is facing felony charges after an investigation revealed she spent more than $150,000 of company credit on personal purchases, officials say.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Palm Coast, FL

WESH-TV

Deputies: Drug deal gone bad leads to stabbing

Volusia County Sheriff's Office deputies said a stabbing in Seville about 3:30 a.m. Friday was the result of a drug deal gone bad.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WPTV Local News

Shark bite won't stop Florida surfer

A Florida teen says being bitten by a shark won't keep him out of the water. "I was blown away.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Hot with chance of rain again for Volusia, Flagler It might feel...

It might feel slightly cooler and a little drier Friday in Volusia and Flagler counties, but the differences will be subtle.

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Related Topix: Flagler County, FL, Weather

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Volusia may hire new federal lobbyist One year after it cut ties with ...

One year after it cut ties with its federal lobbyist, the Volusia County Council is considering hiring a new one to pursue money from Washington.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Miami Herald

Deltona firefighter gets 7 ½ years for rape

As part of a deal with Volusia County prosecutors, 33-year-old Terry Freeman pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of sexual battery.

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WFTV Orlando

Grand jury declines indictment in fatal Christmas Day shooting

A Volusia County grand jury declined an indictment Thursday for a man accused of accidently shooting and killing a man on Christmas Day.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

WESH-TV

Scattered storms forecasted Thursday afternoon

THIS IS THE FIFTH SHARK BITE IN VOLUSIA COUNTY THIS YEAR, ALL REPORTED FROM THE SAME AREA.

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Related Topix: Flagler Beach, FL, Daytona Beach, FL, Weather, Orange County, FL

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