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  1. Monterey Grill offers casual dining with flair Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Looking for a weekday change of pace, Flagler Palm Coast News-Tribune editor Aaron London and his wife, Kim, decided to visit one of their favorite places, the Monterey Grill. Just a short drive down Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange from home, the restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner along with nightly specials to entice any appetite.

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  2. New housing starts surge in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Builders in Volusia and Flagler counties picked up the pace in June, starting the most new homes in a single month since before the Great Recession. D.R. Horton pulled 57 permits for new homes last month in Volusia County, the most of any builder.

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  3. Motorcyclist killed in I-95 crash south of Port Orange overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A motorcyclist was killed and two other motorists were injured in a crash on Interstate 95 early Tuesday morning south of Port Orange, a Florida Highway Patrol report stated. Corey Ross, 19, of Apopka, died after his 2017 Yamaha motorcycle struck the rear left of a 2015 Jeep SUV, driven by Dominic Robinson, 32, of Palm Bay, around 12:50 a.m. between the New Smyrna Beach and Port Orange exits of I-95, the report stated.

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  4. Man gets 30 years in death of South Daytona childRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A South Daytona man was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old child. Joe McCaskell, 37, was found guilty of third-degree felony murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of Ke'Andre Coleman in South Daytona.  McCaskell was originally charged with first-degree felony murder and prosecutors were planning to seek the death penalty if he had been convicted of that charge.

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  5. Port Orange's plans for Yorktowne extension in legal limboRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An administrative law judge is weighing whether the city will be allowed to extend Yorktowne Boulevard north Willow Run Boulevard. Judge Francine Ffolks heard from Port Orange and residents at a recent hearing to determine whether the St. Johns River Water Management District erred in issuing a permit to the city to build the estimated $2.5 million, 1,500-foot road.

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  6. 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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  7. Plane crashed near Port Orange, burst into flames after landing gear broke, official saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A plane that crashed at the Spruce Creek Fly-in on Thursday had just touched down when its landing gear broke, causing it to slide off the runway, flip and burst into flames, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The pilot, John Wilson, 61, was critically injured while his passenger Matthew Simmons, 35, suffered less serious injuries, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  8. Port Orange police investigate suspicious deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Crime scene technicians from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to assist, said Sgt.

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  9. 2 hurt, 1 critically, in plane crash near Port OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two men were injured, one critically, when a small experimental plane crashed and burst into flames Thursday at the Spruce Creek Fly-In near Port Orange, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said. The pilot, John Wilson, 61, of Port Orange, was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center with critical injuries, according to a press release.

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  10. Locals protest separation of immigrant families at the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Carrie Vey held her 4-year-old daughter, who clutched a sign in her small hands that read, "kids need their moms." Vey said the separation of thousands of immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border has distressed her not only as a mother but also as a family doctor.

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  11. Brazil court allows prosecution of US swimmer Ryan LochteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    SAO PAULO - The prosecution of Port Orange native and six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Lochte for filing a false police report during the 2016 Olympics is back on after a Brazilian court decision this week. During the games in Rio de Janeiro, the 12-time Olympic medalist told NBC that he and fellow swimmers were robbed at gunpoint in a taxi by men with police badges as they returned to the Olympic Village from a party.

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  12. 'I want your son" - DeLand man tried to kidnap 5-year-old, deputies saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A DeLand man was jailed Thursday after he attempted to abduct a 5-year-old boy outside an apartment building, deputies said. The incident came only three days after a Port Orange woman was arrested on allegations of trying to kidnap two children at the beach.

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  13. 3 Things to Do FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As seen on CBS and FOX. Cost is $10 in advance and $12 the day of. For information, call 407-629-2665.

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  14. Volusia, Flagler school districts hold on to B gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    For Volusia County, it's the third consecutive B. For Flagler, it's the seventh. Both districts had no failing schools.

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  15. Volusia County schools asking cities for help funding guardiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County school district is asking cities for help fund its newly instated school marshal program - a state requirement to put an armed guardian at every elementary school. In letters dated June 14 and signed by board Chairwoman Linda Cuthbert and Superintendent Tom Russell, the district asked municipalities to pay for 30 percent of the cost of staffing the elementary schools within each city - that's a cost of about $11,500 per guardian.

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  16. Beset by growth critics, Ormond Beach seeks feedback on 'OB Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In an effort to gather residents' thoughts, the city is hosting a series of civic engagement workshops dubbed, “The OB Life” initiative. During the meetings, officials will collect residents' feedback on issues ranging from community development to leisure and culture.

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  17. Port Orange woman hits pregnant woman, tries to abduct 2 kids, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange woman is facing charges after trying to abduct two children from a Volusia County beach park Monday afternoon, an official said. Sarah Freeman, 34, attempted to grab a 7-year-old girl by the towel she was wearing, but the girl's pregnant mother pulled her daughter back, getting hit by Freeman in the process while at Toronita Avenue Beach Park in Wilbur-by-the-Sea, Volusia sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant said in a news release.

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  18. 3 Things to Do ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Hotdogs and fixings will be provided. Bring a side dish. Cost is $2. To register, visit palmcoastgov.com/register.

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  19. Spruce Creek 'triple threat' heads to Jimmys Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Spruce Creek High School student stood on the stage of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts next to his fellow performers as the names of the two winners who would make the journey to New York City were announced. Zamborsky grabs his award and grips it tightly, a smile lighting up his face.

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  20. Witnesses: Aircraft was in a spin when it emerged from the fog and crashedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The pilot of an amateur-built, experimental aircraft was convinced he could land the plane in spite of such low visibility that other, more experienced pilots diverted to airports farther inland, an investigator wrote. Moments later, the aircraft missed the Spruce Creek Airport runway and then crashed to the ground during its attempted reapproach, killing the pilot and his passenger, according to a report published by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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