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  1. 'Excessive speed' blamed for Daytona roller coaster accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Excessive speed, the design of the Sandblaster roller coaster and wear on the Boardwalk ride are all likely factors in a June 14 accident, according to two reports released Tuesday. DAYTONA BEACH - Excessive speed and damage to the track and axle systems of the Sandblaster roller coaster appear to be the chief causes of an accident on the Boardwalk ride last month that left several riders badly injured.

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  2. Lawsuit: Doctor's mistakes lead to Holly Hill teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - On a summer afternoon two years ago, 14-year-old Kylie Danielle Truax's father took her to the emergency room at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center because she felt weak and had pain in her shoulders and arms, according to a lawsuit. Three hours and 42 minutes later, the Holly Hill teenager who loved to sing, smile and play the ukulele was dead.

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  3. Daytona zip line course closed for 2 years poised to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Good news for those who enjoy recreation 30 feet above the ground: The zip line course at Tuscawilla Park is reopening within the next week or two. After being idled for nearly two years by devastating hurricane damage, the Zoom Air aerial adventure course woven through the tall trees of the park at the southwest corner of Nova Road and International Speedway Boulevard is getting ready to swing back to life.

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  4. Daytona service for Daniels, wrongly charged of rape and held 14 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Daniels, who was mentally disabled, was held without benefit of a trial for 14 years at the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee for a rape in Lake County that he didn't commit. He was freed in 1971 with great help from his mother, Pearl Daniels, Daytona Beach News-Journal writer Mabel Norris Chesley Reese, and Volusia County attorney Richard Graham.

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  5. List of Daytona Beach-area road work for Monday, July 9, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Use International Speedway Boulevard Bridge as a detour. 2. Reed Canal Road: There will be shoulder closures possible near the U.S. 1 intersection from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

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  6. List of Daytona Beach-area hotlines for assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    6. Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida: Callers can give local law enforcement agencies tips about illegal activity, anonymously if they prefer, and could be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. 888-277-8477.

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  7. Man in wheelchair struck by vehicle in Daytona Beach, hospitalized with serious head injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A man in a wheelchair trying to cross Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach on Saturday night suffered a serious head injury when he was hit by a vehicle, police said. Staff at Halifax Health Medical Center are working to locate the family of the injured man, said Daytona Beach police spokeswoman Lyda Longa.

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  8. Daytona Beach bicyclist in serious conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - Police responded Saturday afternoon to the corner of Williamson and Cornerstone boulevards and found an injured bicyclist lying in the road, authorities said. It isn't known whether Stewart, who lives in Daytona Beach, was hit by a vehicle or lost control of his bicycle, police spokeswoman Lyda Longa said.

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  9. Clouds loom but may not bring rain to Daytona International SpeedwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - All eyes are on the sky at Daytona International Speedway as a bank of dark clouds moved over the infield. However, a look at the National Weather Service radar in Melbourne shows the clouds appear to be breaking up and moving away.

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  10. 3 Things to Do SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Watch a movie while relaxing in the wave pool or in one of the many lounge chairs. There will be movie-themed trivia, face painting, prize giveaways as well as food and drink vendors.

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  11. Three incumbents join diverse group of candidates for Volusia County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    On the heels of a tumultuous past few months that culminated in a protest and the sudden resignation of the county manager, the Volusia County Council is working to silence critics while seeking a new leader to steer operations, the budget and personnel. At the same time, four of the seven council seats are up for grabs in this year's election cycle, including three with incumbents vying to keep their jobs in the aftermath of the turmoil.

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  12. NSB boy, 8, survives venomous snake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Jonathan Thomas, 30, knew exactly what happened. He recognized the puncture wound on his son's ankle.

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  13. Superstar on the rise: New Hard Rock GM rose through ranks in Daytona BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - A stroll across the lobby of the Hard Rock Hotel with Androse Bell isn't a linear path. Equipped with an ultra-watt smile, Bell, the hotel's energetic new general manager, surveys the area with analytical detail.

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  14. Chitwood's 'salacious' comment about councilwoman draws fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In a single 41-minute radio interview, Sheriff Mike Chitwood called his predecessor an “ass” and accused Volusia County government of being corrupt while denigrating the performance of the three men on the County Council. But it was a “salacious” remark about Councilwoman Deb Denys that's drawn a strong backlash and has even Chitwood conceding he “probably crossed the line.” In responding this week to a comment attributed to Denys about low staffing levels at the sheriff's office, Chitwood told local radio host Marc Bernier, “The only thing she knows about policing is where the fur-lined handcuffs are on her headboard."

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  15. 3 Things to Do SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Nuthin' Fancy delivers a full 10-piece show with beautiful ladies as backup singers, sweet piano playing, and all the timeless Southern Rockin' Skynyrd hits and classics. There is free.

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  16. Encounters outside Daytona's Ocean Center disappoint e-gamersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - A wave of complaints about racist encounters and vagrants in areas surrounding the Ocean Center flooded social media this week from participants in this past weekend's CEO Fighting Game Championships. The reaction has the organization's leader rethinking whether the event that drew thousands of gaming enthusiasts might reconsider making a long-term commitment to the venue.

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  17. LANE: Gamers loved the beach, hated the beachsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    CEO Fighting Game Championships were held at the Ocean Center last week and attracted more than 6,000 gamers for three days of play by the beach that included pro wrestling events. The center proved a good venue for a growing e-sport confab.

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  18. Daytona toddler rescued from hotel pool by visiting first-respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Daytona Beach toddler was rescued by a pair of sharp-eyed first-responders from New York when, authorities said, they two spotted a 3-year-old girl in the deep end of a hotel pool. Firefighter Jessica Campeta and state trooper Mathew Colwell, both from Hudson, New York, spotted Zhamiyah Gibson underwater minutes after 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the LaQuinta Inn on West International Speedway Boulevard.

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  19. LETTERS: "Why negotiate a public school district contract behind closed doors?" Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    I retired in 2010 after 40 years in the school district of Volusia County. I served in a number of capacities and worked with some wonderful superintendents, administrators, teachers and other school personnel.

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  20. What's to blame for Volusia's drop in beach pass sales?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A bottle of suntan lotion to protect against burns on an 85-degree summer day. Check.

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