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  1. Tower crane slated to be replaced at Daytona Protogroup siteRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - A large crane above the south tower of the construction site for the $192 million Protogroup hotel-condominium project was at work Tuesday morning, lowering equipment from the tower roof, but workers on the site confirmed that the monstrous crane was scheduled to be taken down at some point during day. The crane is being taken out of service as part of the transition from the project's original general contractor, W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company, to the newly hired Gryffin Construction Corp., of Port St. Lucie.

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  2. Florida Hospital puts shuttered Oceanside in Ormond up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The 80-bed hospital has been shuttered since September 2017 when Hurricane Irma left the building severely damaged by water and wind. News of the 4.5-acre property at 264 S.

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  3. Denys, Arminio debate who should serve in Volusia District 3Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    About 120 people at a News-Journal debate Monday heard the two candidates for the Volusia County Council District 3 seat agree on much, with one major exception: Whether a change is needed.  Incumbent Deb Denys, a retired New Smyrna Beach insurance agent, is attempting to fend off challenger Michael Arminio of Port Orange. Coming just months after the culmination of a tumultuous year in Volusia County government - the resignation of the embattled manager following a string of controversies - a key question is: If the electorate has lost trust, can either of these candidates convince voters they can earn it back? “They have lost trust.

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  4. Daytona City Commission candidates share goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The three Daytona Beach City Commission candidates who collect the most votes Nov. 6 will be sworn into office Nov. 14. DAYTONA BEACH - When the three victorious City Commission candidates are sworn into office on Nov. 14, they'll have until the end of 2022 to make decisions on annual city budgets that will hover around $250 million. Their yes and no votes on new development, demolitions and a plethora of city rules will change the course of neighborhoods and the city at large.

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  5. LETTERS: "Meetings should be scheduled with the actual homeless." Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two articles from Oct. 14, one regarding the homeless shelter in Daytona Beach and the second on permits for demonstrations , reminded me of topics I had addressed years ago. My original thought, when the homeless topic was first reported  was that the cost proposition should be presented to the taxpaying public via referendum.

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  6. Curious Coast: More Al Capone lore, now served up from Daytona's Chez PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - Nowadays, the building that sits next to bait shop at the tip of a triangular stretch of land near the river is touted as an intimate restaurant with a garden patio and waterfront view. But to diners like Michael Tabet, visiting Chez Paul at the Halifax River bay near the Seabreeze Bridge didn't only satisfy his palate.

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  7. Volusia stores offer perks to hook holiday part-timersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - With the year's biggest shopping season approaching, retailers are enticing more than customers in holiday-themed window displays, there are also deals for potential employees. Part-time seasonal workers this year are more in-demand than a visit with Santa, as a robust economy has cut down on the number of jobless eager to snag a limited holiday engagement behind a cash register or stocking shelves.

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  8. Officers save woman from possible deadly balcony plungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A police officer sneaked up behind a suicidal woman standing on a ninth-floor balcony hand rail and pulled her back safely into the hotel room Friday afternoon, authorities said. Storm had been standing on the rail on the south side of the The Plaza Resort and Spa, a beachfront hotel, for more than an hour.

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  9. B-CU students to keep president a " at least for another dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In a week that saw students rally three times in hopes of keeping their school open and their interim president in charge, a move by B-CU's board of trustees to oust Hubert Grimes failed Thursday amid the promise of a windfall gift with some steep conditions: In order for B-CU to get a $150 million donation that could save the school, the leadership of its board would have to change. Thursday's meeting was not open to the public , and the university provided no information about what occurred.

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  10. Cooler weather coming to Volusia, Flagler countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It will be a mixed blessing for Biketoberfest. With cooler temperatures will come a good chance of rain showers.

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  11. MLB umpire Ed Hickox joins Hurricane Michael relief efforts in Panama CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It's not often the umpire gets a pat on the back, and frankly Ed Hickox wasn't looking for one with his latest airborne effort for Angel Flight, the charitable organization that arranges flights for those in need. Usually, it's a medical trip, but this past Monday, Hickox loaded his Grumman Traveler with supplies to deliver to volunteers in Panama City who are helping with the post-Hurricane Michael cleanup and recovery efforts.

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  12. Volusia Schools substitute charged with molesting student denied lower bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A former Volusia County schools substitute teacher accused of molesting a student remained jailed after a judge on Wednesday denied reducing his $100,000 bail in what a prosecutor called a classic case of grooming a child for abuse. David Lee Davis, 62, a Port Orange resident who has run unsuccessfully for Congress and supervisor of elections, is charged with lewd or lascivious battery on a victim younger than 16. He has been held at the Volusia County Branch Jail since Oct. 10 and a prosecutor said more serious charges may be forthcoming.

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  13. Councilwoman Billie Wheeler 'upset' by Volusia's handling of Protogroup contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When a hotel developer blocked off access to a public beach approach near its sprawling construction site and failed to quickly resolve the matter, it could have, at least in writing, spelled the end of its agreement with Volusia County. County officials say they've done all they can - through site visits, phone calls and emails - to demand that Protogroup remove fencing from a beach access point that has been up since early September.

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  14. City delays vote on contractor for Daytona's First Step ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Without explanation, City Manager Chisholm pulled from the agenda the proposed contract with APM Construction. In a brief interview after the meeting, Chisholm said the agreement was still being worked on and should be ready for a vote at the Nov. 7 meeting.

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  15. Biketoberfest gets ready to roar in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - Johnny Sanchez, a longtime Main Street merchant, had to shout above the roar of dozens of motorcycles at lunchtime on Tuesday, two full days before the official launch of the 26th annual Biketoberfest influx. “It's beautiful, it's warm,” said Sanchez, in the midst of making a few aesthetic adjustments to a wall display of tie-dyed souvenirs at his shop, John's Rock 'N Ride, a Main Street fixture a block and a half west of State Road A1A.

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  16. 5 Daytona Biketoberfest spots to hit this weekend Updated Oct 17 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    "Just about all the way from A1A to Peninsula on both sides of the street it's handlebar to handlebar with motorcycles," said Chris Jarnagin, who works on marketing and events for Doan Management. This weekend, Biketoberfest entertainment will take over that company's Main Street venues: Bank & Blues Club, Dirty Harry's Pub and Full Moon Saloon.

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  17. Volusia County manager: Daytona Beach courthouse 'a long way' offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County is a "long way" off  - at least a "couple of years" - from moving forward on a plan for a new large-scale courthouse in downtown Daytona Beach, interim County Manager George Recktenwald told the county council Tuesday. While future workshops and votes on the project are required, the county is actually further away than it was last summer when the idea first surfaced for a five-story courthouse on Beach Street, adjacent to the existing justice center.

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  18. Volusia: Trespass rule to target repeat offenders, not homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Residents and tourists who repeatedly violate county ordinances could be barred from public, county-run spaces - like a section of the beach - if the Volusia County Council adopts a trespass ordinance Tuesday. The vote comes amid a push by the County Council to crack down on enforcement of some of its laws - there have been 921 county ordinance violations issued on the beach since 2016, mostly for alcohol use, animals and marijuana - while at the same time lessening the criminal consequences to offenders.

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  19. Get $50 gift card for unwanted gun: No questions asked.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County Sheriff's Office and Daytona Beach Police Department will be giving out gift cards to people turning in unwanted firearms, no questions asked, at their Kicks for Guns event on Tuesday, according to a press release. Deputies will be giving $50 gift cards for firearms from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Center at Deltona, 1640 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Anyone wishing to turn in a firearm is asked to place the unloaded weapon in a sealed bag or box clearly marked “Kicks 4 Guns.” A deputy will remove the gun from your vehicle.

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  20. Construction resumes on $192M Protogroup Daytona projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DAYTONA BEACH - A handful of construction workers moved dirt with heavy equipment Monday afternoon on the site of the $192 million Protogroup hotel-condominium project, just hours after the city of Daytona Beach approved work permits that cleared the way for construction to resume after a city-mandated work stoppage of nearly two weeks.

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