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3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

State employment rate rises slightly, local rates down Local...

Local unemployment rates fared better than state rates in March, but Flagler has regained the title for highest rate in the state.

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7 hrs ago | Capital Soup

Foundation holds meet and greet for donors and scholarship recipients

Dozens of Daytona State College Foundation scholarship recipients came face to face with their benefactors during a donor appreciation luncheon held April 14 at the college's teaching eatery and kitchen, CafA© 101.

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Related Topix: Sanford, FL, Flagler County, FL

9 hrs ago | DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

Laralee Spear killing unsolved for 20 years

IMAGE COURTESY VOLUSIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Cold Case file - The killing of Laralee Spear 20 years ago in DeLand still haunts her family, members of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, and others who knew her.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Deland, FL

13 hrs ago | Hometown News

Park patrons can keep on woofing it up

They may not realize what's happening, but there are more than a few dogs in the area that have a good reason to celebrate this month.

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Related Topix: Holly Hill, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Kaney: State, FBI ask about Waverly case The attorney investigating...

The attorney investigating Waverly Media and its political advertising in Volusia County said Thursday he's seen "a pick-up in interest" in the case from prosecutors at the local State Attorney's Office and an agent from the FBI.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

WESH-TV

Bond reduced for former jail supervisor arrested on child porn charges

A judge in the same county as the former corrections officer accused of possessing child pornography reduced the bond for the man from $3 million to $125,000 on Thursday.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Bail reduced for Volusia corrections officer held on child porn...

A judge reduced the bail for a Volusia County corrections officer arrested after an armed standoff at his home near Orange City last month on child porn charges.

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Related Topix: Orange City, FL, Seminole County, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Birthplace of Nascar reborn Daytona Beach a " The Streamline Hotel, the ...

The Streamline Hotel, the 1940s-era beachside inn known as the birthplace of NASCAR, has sold, and the new owner plans to renovate the property.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Surfer bitten by shark off central Florida beach

Authorities say a surfer was bitten by a shark off a central Florida beach. Beach Safety Ocean Rescue officials say the 25-year-old Orlando man was surfing Tuesday morning off New Smyrna Beach.

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Related Topix: New Smyrna Beach, FL, Daytona Beach, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Showers move in over Volusia and Flagler counties Expect showers,...

Expect showers, high winds and a possible thunderstorm as a cool front moves across Volusia and Flagler counties, signaling a 10-degree drop from the 80-degree highs the area has been experiencing.

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Related Topix: Flagler County, FL, Weather

Examiner.com

Join in a poker run in New Smyrna Beach on May 10

For millions of Americans, the thrill of riding the open road with nothing between you and the outside world but a helmet and a smile is pure heaven.

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Related Topix: New Smyrna Beach, FL, West Palm Beach, FL

DeLand Beacon

West Volusia Calendar April 15-19, 2014

Beginning today, parents or guardians may register their children for this summer's Camp Create at the Museum of Art - DeLand, 600 N. Woodland Blvd. The camp will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 16-Aug. 8 , for 6- to 12-year-olds.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL, Tax, Stetson University, Social Security, Personal Finance, Deltona, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Port Orange woman sues city after being bitten by police dog June...

June Dileo had just stepped outside her house to help in the search for a neighbor's missing 4-year-old when she was mauled by an out-of-control Port Orange police dog, according to a lawsuit she has filed against the city.

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Related Topix: Port Orange, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Man charged in rape of passed-out woman An Ohio man was arrested in...

An Ohio man was arrested in Kentucky on charges he raped a woman while visiting Daytona Beach last year and was brought back to Volusia County, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

The Miami Herald

Let state choose textbooks

School vouchers aren't the only controversial education issue being tackled by the Florida Legislature this year.

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Related Topix: School Vouchers, Education, Education Etc., Hillsborough County, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Family death delays Volusia mortgage fraud trial ORLANDO a " In a case...

In a case racked with twists, turns and delays, Monday was no exception in the trial of three defendants whom federal investigators said stole millions of dollars from banks in a complex mortgage fraud scam.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Conway, FL, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

WESH-TV

Deputies: Acid bomb thrown on DeLand man's yard

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Flagler School Board gets look at DSCs future teachers Daytona Beach...

Flagler County school officials will peek in local classrooms Monday. The students they'll see aren't their own, however.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Flagler County, FL, Education Etc.

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Embry-Riddle Muscle Car Association Mustang-loving Brazilians visit...

Members of the Mustang Clube de Parana Brazil weren't about to miss the 50th anniversary of the muscle car they cherish and made Daytona Beach the first stop as they work their way to Charlotte, N.C., for the birthday bash that starts Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Hatchback, Ford, World News, Brazil, Daytona Beach, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

1 dead, 2 hurt in Lake County crash

According to the Florida Highway Patrol , the crash happened at about 7:08 p.m. on County Road 42, east of 10th Street.

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Related Topix: Lake County, FL, Deland, FL

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