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  1. List of Area Road and Lane Work for Monday, July 25, 2016Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Use International Speedway Boulevard Bridge as a detour. 3. North Spring Garden Avenue between Glenwood Road and Brandywine Road: Closed through July 26 to repair a depression in the road.

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  2. Volusia high schools grades in limbo after writing test skippedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Students are avoiding the writing portion of Florida's highest stakes test at a much higher rate than math or reading - a factor that contributed to four Volusia County high schools receiving "I" grades. Data requested from the Florida Department of Education shows that 4,129 fourth through 10th grade students did not complete the writing portion of the controversial Florida Standards Assessment, the backbone of the state's accountability system.

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  3. Deputies: Woman arrested after setting boyfriend on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A woman doused her boyfriend with lighter fluid and set him on fire in a homeless camp just outside of DeLand, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Jeffery Cathcart, 34, ended up with burns covering half his body and was transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.

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  4. 5 Best Bets: On stage, on the beach Updated atRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Both productions sound promising, but even if you don't laugh as much as you expected, the prospect of finding climate-controlled entertainment indoors is a welcome one when temperatures are still hovering in the upper 90s. Of course, you can always find outdoor diversions, too, including the latest installments of the weekly concerts at a landmark along the World's Most Famous Beach.

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  5. Hunt for Volusia homeless solutions continuesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Thirty local leaders gathered for a meeting at Daytona State College Thursday to discuss the best ways to pare the county's homeless population. DAYTONA BEACH - Less than 24 hours after the idea to turn a vacant riverfront building into a temporary homeless shelter withered, some of the best local minds on homelessness gathered late Thursday afternoon for a meeting to talk about the most effective ways to help the unsheltered.

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  6. Best weekend bets in Volusia: On stage, on the beach Updated atRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Both productions sound promising, but even if you don't laugh as much as you expected, the prospect of finding climate-controlled entertainment indoors is a welcome one when temperatures are still hovering in the upper 90s. Of course, you can always find outdoor diversions, too, including the latest installments of the weekly concerts at a landmark along the World's Most Famous Beach.

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  7. Volusia school district strikes deal with employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    For the first time in years, the contract war is over and there's a peaceful tone in the Volusia County School District. Union members, who spent the previous two school years protesting and threatening legal action, agreed to terms in  an agreement that includes raises in a two-year deal, bonuses, and changes to health insurance costs that weren't as severe as previously proposed.

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  8. Volusia school district strikes deal with all employeesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Negotiating teams for the Volusia County School Board, the Volusia Teachers Organization and the Volusia Educational Support Association reached a settlement for a two-year deal providing raises and changes to health insurance benefits. The settlements are subject to ratification by the School Board and employees and resolve all pending disputes.

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  9. List of Area Road and Lane Work for Monday, July 18, 2016Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Detour in place.  3. Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge : Closed for bridge replacement until further notice. Use International Speedway Boulevard Bridge as a detour.

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  10. Best Bets: 3 Things to do MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Show off your singing ability: Karaoke with Harryoke will take place from 6-10 p.m. at Grind Gastropub, 49 W. Granada Blvd. in Ormond Beach. For more information call 386-672-7277.

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  11. Black Lives Matter protesters take to streetsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Shouts of "No Justice, No Peace," could be heard echoing through the streets of downtown DeLand as nearly 30 Black Lives Matter protesters made their way toward City Hall. Along the way, DeLand police officers stopped traffic to safely lead the marchers to their destination.

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  12. 3 Things to Do FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The evening will feature live music and specialty cocktails plus drink specials. The Draft House will be open until 2 a.m. For more information, call 386-775-1400.

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  13. Flagler Chamber plans to sell headquarters buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Flagler County Chamber of Commerce officials say they are planning to sell the building the Chamber has owned and occupied since 2006, with an asking price of about $2 million. Flagler County Chamber of Commerce officials want to get out of the landlord business and focus on the business community at large.

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  14. Letters: "Men and women in blue, we salute you, and pray for your continued health and safety."Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    They serve and protect the best among us, and the worst among us, without regard to race, creed, color, gender, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other criteria. In Dallas, police ran into the sound of gunfire to protect the very same people who threatened their lives. 3 comments

  15. DeLand Ace Hardware looking to relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Construction on a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel can be seen from the parking lot of downtown DeLand's Ace Hardware store. It's just one of several new developments to spring up in the past year in the area surrounding the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Woodland Boulevard.

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  16. The News-Journal wants your questions for candidates in five coming debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As part of our mission to inform voters, The News-Journal will hold public debates in late July and early August for candidates seeking several key offices in Volusia and Flagler counties. "We will moderate five debates in all, and we hope to draw a large audience for each of them," Editor Pat Rice said.

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  17. 3 Things to do MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Get into your groove, step up to the mic or view the art of aviation history ... Afternoon Groove: Dance to the DeLand Swing Band from 2-4 p.m. at the Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center, 815 S. Alabama Ave. in DeLand. Admission is $5 and includes refreshments.

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  18. Fake robbery report lands Papa John's manager in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A fake robbery report at a Papa John's Pizza early Saturday morning drew more than a dozen deputies and officers to respond, and by the end of the investigation, landed a manager of the restaurant in jail on a felony charge, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The 911 call came in shortly after 1:30 a.m. from 24-year-old Justin Miller, a night-shift manager at the pizza business near DeLand, 1129 N. Woodland Blvd., who claimed he was robbed at knife point outside the back of the restaurant as he was closing for the night, authorities said.

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  19. Best Bets: 3 Things to do SundayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Cheer on the home team, visit Africa on a movie "staycation," slink back in time to a musical speakeasy... Cheer on the home team: The Daytona Tortugas enter the third of a four-game set against The Charlotte Stone Crabs at 5:35 p.m. at City Island's Jackie Robinson Park in Daytona Beach. General Admission tickets are $8 and "Silver Sluggers" get in free tonight.

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  20. FDOT hosts open house on roundabouts Thursday in DeLandRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Residents interested in roundabouts can learn more about the state's plans Thursday in DeLand. The Florida Department of Transportation is building a roundabout on State Road 44 at the intersection of Grand Avenue west of DeLand, following a crash that killed a grandmother and three small children.

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