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  1. Curious Coast: Tower has presided over Daytona Highlands since 1920sRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    People sometimes wonder - especially when it's lit for the holidays - how something that looks like a medieval ruin ended up on the south side of International Speedway Boulevard. DAYTONA BEACH - Today's Curious Coast questioner, Eric Mathis, asks, “What is the story behind the tower on International Speedway Boulevard in Daytona, across from Daytona State?” People who drive by the Tarragona Tower, also called the Tarragona Arch, often overlook it until it's decorated and lit for the holidays.

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  2. Suspect charged in death of ex-PBC football player in DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The victims were 19 years old and one was a local amateur boxer. Suspect, 20, booked on two counts of second-degree murder DAYTONA BEACH - Gunshots were heard in the area of an apartment complex Thursday, but the gruesome result of those shots wasn't discovered until the next night, according to police.

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  3. Pat Rice: Sheriff Chitwood and the nuclear optionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A few years back, I joined Daytona Beach then-police chief Mike Chitwood on a bicycle patrol through some of the city's neighborhoods. We traveled through much of the Midtown neighborhood, then went through downtown and around Manatee Island, then headed west to the North Street area, and ended up in the Derbyshire neighborhood before circling back to where the old police department building stood at Nova Road and Orange Avenue.

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  4. LETTERS: "They should be adult enough to know the rules when they ran ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The debate blazing around Amendment 10 on the front page of The News-Journal is an embarrassment to the community. While I may not condone Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood's methods, I fully support his message.

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  5. Sheriff Mike Chitwood says he contacted FBI about county corruption concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said he met with two agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation “several months ago” at a training facility in Daytona Beach and asked them to look into what he believes to be corruption in county government. Chitwood provided few details about his meeting with the FBI during a telephone interview with The News-Journal.  His mention of the FBI came amid a week long fight over Amendment 10 - a measure approved by Florida voters that could give Chitwood more authority, including budget and personnel decisions, but would replace Volusia County's form of government, which was approved by local voters in 1970.

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  6. More Volusia, Flagler kids getting religious exemptions to vaccinations, leaving others at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The number of students in Volusia and Flagler counties who are going to school without being fully vaccinated is on the rise - up more than 800 percent over 15 years. And though the totals remain few, the numbers are great enough to concern health officials, who fear an outbreak of chickenpox, measles or other diseases.  An increasing number of parents are getting religious exemptions for their child - the one-page form is the only way to permanently avoid the immunization requirements in Florida without a medical reason - even though no major religion takes a position against vaccines.

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  7. Suspect charged in Daytona Beach double homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The victims were 19 years old and one was a local amateur boxer. Police say they have a 'person of interest' and charges are pending.

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  8. 'Wimbledon of Pickleball': Holly Hill could get 24 courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The City Commission on Tuesday will vote on economic incentives for a proposed recreational sports facility at Hollyland Park that some say could become the "Wimbledon of Pickleball." An Ormond Beach couple has offered to donate $3 million to build the planned 24-court complex at the city's Hollyland Park.

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  9. Career criminal who fired gun in Daytona gets 15 years in federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Sanford man was sentenced Friday to 15 years in federal prison for shooting a firearm outside a Daytona Beach home last year, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Daniel Nathaniel McCall, 53, was convicted of ­­­possessing a firearm as a convicted felon.

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  10. Volunteers rally to help family remodel deplorable Daytona homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - The disturbing news has become so familiar: unattended children left to wander away from a squalid and unsafe home. With this news usually come arrests, negativity on social media and then the shame for the family who let their living conditions degrade to the level of criminal neglect.

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  11. LETTERS: "Officer Hird will receive 100 percent of his wage." Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    I want to respond to the gross mischaracterization of the Daytona Beach Police Department's Officer Kevin Hird's wages and benefits as stated in a letter to the editor in Wednesday's News-Journal, “Helping hand for Hird, other officers.” I can only hope that the writer's comments about the matter were not intended to embarrass the city. Whether it was his intent or not, it is absolutely unacceptable, and I would like to set the record straight.

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  12. New place to eat: Coastal Grill opens Monday in Port OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Stonewood Holdings will launch its latest restaurant concept Monday when its new Coastal Grill & Raw Bar in Port Orange opens at 11 a.m. But the public can get a sneak preview this Saturday evening when the restaurant at 1078 Dunlawton Ave. hosts a charity fundraising event benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased at the door or online at fs8.formsite.com.

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  13. DeBary teen accused of killing mother enters not guilty pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - Gregory Ramos, a 15-year-old former University High School student accused of strangling his mother to death after an argument over a poor grade, entered pleas of not guilty at his arraignment on Thursday. Ramos stood silently next to Assistant Public Defender Matt Phillips, who entered the pleas on behalf of Ramos before Circuit Judge Kathyrn Weston at the S. James Foxman Justice Center.

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  14. Theater, holiday festivities make up 15 things to do Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    But there also will be plenty of other entertainment taking the stage as a full slate of theater productions are performed across the area including the touring Broadway production of "The Wizard of Oz." Nearly 100 floats, bands, vehicles and walkers will make up the Ormond Beach parade taking place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

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  15. Daytona to spend $938K on artificial turf for TortugasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    At their meeting Wednesday night, Daytona Beach city commissioners signed off on spending $938,391 to have new synthetic turf installed at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. DAYTONA BEACH - Next season, the Daytona Tortugas will be running around on new state-of-the art turf worth nearly $1 million.

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  16. Snoop Dogg to 'Puff Puff Pass' on DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Daytona Tortugas President Ryan Keur said the reasoning provided for the cancellation was that "ticket sales were slow in Tallahassee for the other show and that it did not make sense to do a one-day show in Florida." The Tallahassee show was slated for the day before Snoop Dogg's Daytona Beach performance.

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  17. LETTERS: "Why must injured officers suffer?" Updated Dec 5, 2018 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Dec. 1 article included an update on the status of Daytona Beach Officer Kevin Hird, who was shot on Nov. 25. Chief Craig Capri called him a “hero,” and we all appreciate the efforts of all our police and emergency response personnel. The City of Daytona Beach covers his medical expenses but not his full salary until he returns to full active duty, likely not for several months.

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  18. Silver Airways to offer Daytona-Lauderdale flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Beginning early next year, air travelers will be able to catch daily flights from Daytona Beach International Airport to Fort Lauderdale,  then catch connecting flights to major cities throughout the United States as well as the Caribbean, South America and Europe. Silver Airways and airport officials on Tuesday announced the airline's plans to launch the new Daytona Beach-Fort Lauderdale service in mid-January 2019.

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  19. Fingerprints help find suspect police say tried to run over DeLand officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DELAND - A suspect who tried to run over a DeLand police officer in October and then escaped was caught after fingerprints left behind in a stolen vehicle led to him, police said. DeLand police Sgt.

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  20. Woman shot, Daytona police say they are searching for boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Daytona Beach police are investigating a Monday night shooting that sent a woman with gunshot wounds to the hospital, authorities said. Preliminary reports indicate the woman had come to pick up her boyfriend at the home when the shooting took place.

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