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1 hr ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

S.E. Volusia tourism board to hold meeting New Smyrna Beach a " The...

The tourism board for southeast Volusia County will hold a special meeting at Tuesday to hear presentations from groups seeking funding for tourism events in the coming fiscal year.

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Related Topix: New Smyrna Beach, FL

5 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Police: Man steals dog from 7-year-old boy

Authorities are searching for a man who snatched a red nose pit bull from a 7-year-old boy while they were out for a walk.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WESH-TV

Teen attacked by barracuda in Daytona Beach

A teenage boy from Port Orange received more than 20 staples and 17 stitches in his arm after a barracuda jumped into his father's boat and started thrashing.

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Related Topix: Port Orange, FL

Capital Soup

Daytona State Foundation receives donations for scholarships

The Florida College System Foundation this week awarded the Daytona State College Foundation nearly $36,000 in scholarship funding aimed to help first-generation college students and those pursuing nursing or allied health careers.

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Related Topix: Florida College, Medicine, Nursing, Larry Stewart, Country, Daytona Beach, FL, Flagler County, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

SunRail parking lot in DeBary may be expanded

So many people are using the SunRail station in DeBary that commuter-train officials are looking at expanding the parking lot.

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Related Topix: Debary, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL, Lake Mary, FL, Orlando, FL

WESH-TV

Police searching for suspects in purse snatching outside Walmart

Two senior citizens were confronted by a gunman in a Volusia County Walmart Neighborhood Market parking lot and told to hand over their purses.

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Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Hot again with a chance of storms for Volusia, Flagler If you thought ...

The view just after sunrise at Daytona Beach Shores and the Halifax River Wednesday, which will be hot with another chance for afternoon storms in Volusia and Flagler counties.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach Shores, FL, Flagler County, FL, Weather, Melbourne, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Daily rains put damper on beach concession profits Daytona Beach If...

Joe Midkiff gets a burger and drink Monday from Donna Garcia at DJ's Sandbar in Daytona Beach Shores, one of 29 food concession trucks on the beach.News-Journal/ DAVID TUCKER DAYTONA BEACH If the summer afternoon rains are throwing a wet blanket over your beach plans, just think of people like Willy Alvarez.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL, Daytona Beach Shores, FL, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Volusia property owners will pay slightly more for schools DELAND a "...

State lawmakers touted a budget that included $500 million in tax cuts and $574.8 million more in education spending this past spring but Volusia County property owners can expect to pay more for their schools this year.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL, Education Etc.

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

3 arrested in DeLand-area home invasion robbery Volusia County...

Volusia County deputies arrested three people Tuesday in connection to the DeLand-area armed burglary of an older couple that occurred in May, officials said.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL

CNN

Florida father says son saved alleged molester's life

A Florida father who beat his 11-year-old son's alleged molester unconscious before calling 911 told a CNN affiliate that his son is a hero and that the youngster is the only reason the man is alive.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WESH-TV

Pet dog stolen from 7-year-old's hands

A pet pit bull was taken right out of the hands of a 7-year-old boy by a thief Sunday morning, and a reward is now being offered for its safe return.

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Related Topix: The Road

Orlando Weekly

Trattoria replaces Kouzzina and Highball replaces Vineyard

Cask & Larder's "monastery-to-mouth" Belgian Beer Dinner takes inspiration from Belgium's famed monk brewers by pairing in-house cicerone Ron Raike's sudsy creations with Southern-inspired dishes - we're talking duck carpaccio, white gumbo and veal belly, to name just a few.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Deland, FL, Sanford, FL, Home Gardening, Home

The Orlando Sentinel

Biking, walking to work slowly gain popularity

It's been a bit lonely for Jamie Krzeminski, who has been riding his bicycle from his home near Mead Botanical Garden to work in downtown Orlando for a dozen years.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Debary, FL, Orange County, FL, Winter Park, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Deputies: Man stole Volusia boy's dog as he walked it Deputies...

Volusia County sheriff's deputies say the pit bull Red was stolen from an 8-year-old boy while they were walking near DeLand.Provided by Anthony Cavallero Deputies continue to investigate a case where a Volusia County boy's dog was snatched away while he was out walking it, a sheriff's spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Deland, FL

DeLand Beacon

Deltona will help Latino event - Spirited debate over waiving festival fees

An infusion of tax dollars ensures a long-running event honoring Hispanic culture will go forward in Deltona, but the decision to support the Latin Arts and Music Festival followed a spirited debate over helping one group while denying another.

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Related Topix: Deltona, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Donation saves Daytona shelter for homeless families Daytona Beach a "...

For the past several weeks, top officials at Halifax Urban Ministries have been struggling with the loss of an $80,000 federal grant that covered a third of the annual costs for their homeless family shelter.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach, FL

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Great white shark returns to Volusia waters Katharine, the great...

Katharine, the great white shark that has become a social media sensation, returned to the waters off Volusia County on Monday, but it's anyone's guess whether she'll stay a while or is just passing through.

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Related Topix: Ormond Beach, FL, Apalachicola, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Hot with chance of storms for Volusia, Flagler The summer pattern...

The view just after sunrise over Daytona Beach Shores and the Halifax River Monday, another hot day with a strong chance of afternoon showers in Volusia and Flagler counties.

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Related Topix: Daytona Beach Shores, FL, Flagler County, FL, Weather

Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

4 charged in Deltona homes burglaries Four men were arrested in...

Four men were arrested in connection with four Deltona armed burglaries, a Volusia County sheriff's spokesman said Monday.

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Related Topix: Deltona, FL, Altamonte Springs, FL

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