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  1. Fins up in Daytona: Latitude Margaritaville breaks groundRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - Jimmy Buffett wasn't there, but that didn't squelch the giddiness of local elected officials and business leaders who turned out Tuesday to help break ground for a planned community here inspired by the singer/songwriter's music and laid-back Key West lifestyle. "This is very exciting," said Nancy Keefer, president and CEO of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, one of more than 50 people attending the invitation-only event to kick off the initial phase of the planned 6,900-home Latitude Margaritaville, Daytona Beach, community for residents age 55 and older.

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  2. DeBary, Florida Hospital, New Smyrna Beach among ECHO winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Barring a last-minute reversal by the Volusia County Council, a Daytona Beach oceanfront park project and a Marine Discovery Center renovation effort will not benefit from Volusia ECHO funds this year. The news was better for six other applicants Tuesday as the nine-member ECHO Advisory Board scored the projects and submitted recommendations to the county council for final approval.

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  3. Lane: 90 years ago, Segrave brought a racing revival to DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Segrave's feat 90 years ago this week, revived the sagging fortunes of racing on the sands of Daytona Beach. About 16,000 people lived in Daytona Beach then, but just after 10 a.m., March 29, 1927, about 15,000 people lined up expectantly on the beach for 10 miles.

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  4. Everybody Eats: Get a guide to herbs, B-to-y Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    I got one a couple of weeks ago from a reader. Linda Johnson was the first person to express interest in “Sweetness” by Christy Jordan, one of three new cookbooks I offered free to good homes through this column recently.

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  5. 3 Volusia council members commit to homeless shelter at FAITH gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Three Volusia County Council members promised Monday to support Daytona Beach's plan to build a homeless shelter on county-owned property.  Heather Post and Joyce Cusack drew applause from about 1,000 people inside the Peabody Auditorium when they said they'd support the county funding a portion of infrastructure and operating costs for the shelter. Billie Wheeler wasn't at the FAITH Action Assembly - led by area religious leaders - but organizers read an email she wrote in support.

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  6. Police: Teen robbed at gunpoint on way into Daytona basilicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - A teen was robbed at gunpoint by a masked man on his way into church for a Sunday evening Mass, police said. The 16-year-old parked in the lot north of the Basilica of St. Paul and crossed Mullally Street shortly after 6:30 p.m. when the suspect approached from behind and demanded the boy hand over his wallet, according to a Daytona Beach police report.

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  7. Hilton Daytona Beach $25M renovations near completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The renovation of the 744-room Hilton, the area's largest hotel, is expected to be completed in April, according to a new release. "The renovation is a transformative endeavor for our property and reflects our commitment to provide the best service and experiences for our guests,” said Jim Berkley, the hotel's general manager, said in the release.

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  8. 2 new medical centers to fill primary care void in East VolusiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The medically underserved east side of Volusia County has been a problem for health care providers with no easy solution. So when two regional medical centers saw an opportunity to expand in the area using a competitive federal grant, they both concluded that only one would be funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  9. Daytona explores turning wastewater into drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Daytona Beach is embarking on a groundbreaking attempt to test whether water flushed into its sewers from homes throughout the city could be treated and turned into drinking water. But don't expect that water to be flowing from city taps anytime soon.

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  10. List of 195 Area Recreation Groups for Monday, March 27, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Every Monday a list will appear in The Daytona Beach News-Journal. Featured this week is the list of 195 recreational groups in Volusia and Flagler counties.

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  11. Pat Rice: An invitation, and a weekend walk through the beachsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Consider this column your personal invitation to attend a "town hall" meeting The News-Journal is holding on Thursday, April 6, focused on Daytona Beach's core beachside area. More about the particulars of that town hall meeting in a few paragraphs.

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  12. Our View: Tough sell on automallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Selling cars is proving to be a lot easier than trying to sell homeowners on the idea of having a car dealership in their back yards. Indeed, it's going to take a lot more than a set of floor mats and free lifetime oil changes to persuade residents of the Victoria Park community in DeLand that a proposed auto mall is compatible with their neighborhood.

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  13. LETTERS: "In many cases, bikers cause hazardous circumstances " Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Although The News-Journal seems to be quite an advocate for Bike Week, let me say: I'm glad Bike Week is over. So are most people with whom I speak.

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  14. 3 Things to Do SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Follow the 2,000-mile migration of monarchs to a sanctuary in Mexico. After the film, participants can create a monarch butterfly craft and will receive native milkweed seeds to plant at home to help this beautiful species survive.

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  15. Cold Case suspect went on to marry, father children after 1997 Volusia rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Robert Haar liked to brag about his criminal past to an ex-girlfriend in Wisconsin. He talked about stolen cars.

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  16. More than 2 dozen arrested Sheriffa s Office operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A two-day operation by local police and the Volusia County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of more than two dozen people, including a 41-year-old man driving a stolen car and a 22-year-old man carrying a loaded gun in his vehicle's glove compartment.  Sheriff's Office spokesman Gary Davidson said Operation Thunder occurred Wednesday on Volusia county's east side and Friday on its west side with the help of nearly every law enforcement agency in the county.

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  17. Sea Weed: Morning walker discovers bale of marijuana on Daytona BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A beach walker got a surprise this morning when he stumbled upon a bale of marijuana just north of the University Boulevard approach Saturday morning. Jeff Stolowitz says he strolls along the beach regularly and often disposes of the debris left behind by others.

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  18. Bike Week 2017 saw increase in Daytona trauma casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Overall, trauma admissions spiked this year compared to the previous five years. There was a total of 69 Bike Week-related trauma patients wheeled through the doors at Halifax Health Medical Center during the 10-day event that concluded March 19, according to statistics provided by the hospital.

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  19. Drone company lands at Embry-Riddlea s research parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A new company has joined Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's research park, bringing with it the promise of high-paying jobs. Aerial Applications uses drones to rapidly create images after disasters.

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  20. Police: Flight school student nearly runs down officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - A local flight school student was charged with DUI after nearly ramming a police officer during a routine traffic stop at the base of the Seabreeze Bridge, police said. Daytona Beach Police Officer Jermaine Jones stated in his report that he jumped out of the way at the last moment to avoid being knocked down by a "screeching" vehicle that had failed to navigate a left turn and failed to stay in the traffic lane.

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