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  1. Daytona Beach bicyclist killed crossing roadRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 57-year-old Daytona Beach bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a car while attempting to cross West International Speedway Boulevard shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, an official said. The man was identified by Florida Highway Patrol late Tuesday as Stephen Casey.

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  2. Bicyclist killed crossing roadTue, 30 Sep 2014 21:56:00 EDTRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Florida Highway Patrol troopers investigate a crash on West International Speedway Boulevard on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

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  3. Bicyclist struck, killed on Daytona's International Speedway Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 57-year-old bicyclist was killed when he was struck by a car while attempting to cross West International Speedway Boulevard shortly before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, an official said. The man, who has not been identified pending notification of next of kin, was trying to cross from the north side of West ISB near Fourth Street to the south side, less than a mile west of the Interstate 4 on ramp, Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Sgt.

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  4. Sandbags available in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With rain possible this afternoon and the St. Johns River at flood level in Astor, area governments in Volusia and Flagler counties are once again making sand available for flood prone residents. The sand is available at nine locations.

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  5. DeLand enjoys renovated Earl Brown ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A new community center, amphitheater and other multimillion-dollar improvements to DeLand's signature park have been up and running for nearly three months, but the city still plans to add a few smaller amenities to Earl Brown Park by next summer. The city held a grand opening in June for more than $4 million in improvements to the park - including the new $2.92 million Sanborn Activity and Event Center and amphitheater - and the city wants to use some leftover funds set aside for the project to build $292,500 worth of smaller features for the park.

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  6. DeLand mystery cameras not for red-light runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The cameras installed recently at several south DeLand intersections along South Woodland Boulevard aren't red light cameras, but part of a project designed to ease congestion along the town's main drag, state transportation officials said. “They're part of a project that we're doing called adaptive signal control,” said Jessica Keane, a Florida Department of Transportation spokeswoman.

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  7. More cops to hit area streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With the economy on the upswing, some police departments in Volusia County will be adding more officers to their forces for the first time in years, creating an opportunity to hire local talent and better serve - and in some cases reflect - their communities. The cities of Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Port Orange and DeLand all made adjustments to their budgets with plans to make new hires, something the cities haven't been able to do in a long time despite growing populations.

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  8. E-cig users question bans despite unknownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Cigarettes had a suffocating grip on Alex Schelb. The Stetson University junior, who placed his first Camel Turkish gold to his lips only two years ago, would gasp for air running on a treadmill or huff and puff ascending the smallest flights of stairs.

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  9. Volusia, Flagler County museums offer free admissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Area museums will be participating in the Smithsonian magazine's 10th annual Museum Day Live! The Saturday Sept. 27 event provides free tickets to more than 1,000 museums across the nation, including six in Volusia County and one in Flagler County.

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  10. West Volusia Hospital Authority cuts taxesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    West Volusia residents will get a break on their hospital taxes. The West Volusia Hospital Authority Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday night to set the tax rate at $1.9237 per $1,000 of assessed value, which is 15 percent lower than the rolled-back rate and 19 percent lower than the current rate.

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  11. Visiting Homeless CampsWed, 24 Sep 2014 17:14:00 EDTRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Deputy Morris Froscher jokes with Dave Grimsley during a homeless camp visit by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office personnel to drop off food and supplies in DeLand on Wednesday morning, Sept. 24, 2014.

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  12. Daytona, DeLand police departments receive grants to hire officersRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two Volusia County cities have received grants from the U.S. Department of Justice that will help the cities' police departments keep on and hire new police officers. Daytona Beach police will receive $1,175,153 and DeLand police $499,615 as part of the COPS Hiring Program grant, according to a release from U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson's office.

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  13. Consultant offers Volusia County new path out of homelessnessRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After six months of in-depth study, a consultant has concluded those in Volusia County who help the homeless need to shift from a culture of enabling them with easy access to essentials to a system that focuses on helping them get off the streets and rebuild their lives. To make that happen, Texas-based consultant Robert Marbut is suggesting in a 39-page report released Wednesday that the Stewart Marchman Act facility that provides help with mental illness and addiction be combined with a new shelter.

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  14. Restaurant rebranding Mainstay changing Popular grill moving out of basement, becoming Mac's on MainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    DELAND One of downtown DeLand's most popular and most visible restaurants is set to expand and rebrand. The Mainstreet Grill, a fixture in the Volusia County seat for nearly two decades, will be changing its name to Mac's on Main and taking over the ground floor of the Dreka Building at 100 E. New York Ave. Currently, the bar and grill is entirely in the historic building's basement.

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  15. Author to speak at Stetson on crime, punishment, HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An attorney and Daytona Beach native will give a public lecture tonight at Stetson University about crime, punishment and HIV. The lecture starts at 7 p.m. in the Stetson Room on the second floor of the Carlton Union Building at the university's campus in DeLand, located at 421 N. Woodland Blvd. Megan McLemore's work focuses on access to HIV/AIDS and drug treatment, as well as health care in prisons and other detention settings in the United States.

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  16. New Smyrna Beach pays big price to play at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The season home opener for New Smyrna Beach High School's football team was a time of renewed optimism and excitement for Cudanation. But as Darry Evans watched his son, Darrynton Evans, a standout junior tailback and defensive back, warm up with the rest of the team, he was standing in what is normally enemy territory.

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  17. Votran getting new maintenance depot in Orange CityRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia transportation officials hope a new maintenance depot in Orange City will make bus service more efficient on the west side of the county. Votran staff will cut the ribbon on the new Westside Facility at a ceremony 9 a.m. Friday.

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  18. Scam bill collectors calling DeLand utilities customersRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After two business owners fell victim to scam artists posing as utility bill collectors, DeLand police are urging residents to beware of calls from people claiming their service will be shut off if they don't pay quickly. And a Duke Energy spokeswoman said the utility company does not call customers demanding payment with a prepaid card.

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  19. The new college library: Fewer books, more noise, more spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Sue Ryan started working in the Stetson University library 20 years ago, bookshelves ran the length of the floor and greeted visitors as soon as they walked in the main doors. Now the shelves have been reduced and pushed back.

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  20. The new college library: Fewer books, more noise and more spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Sue Ryan started working in the Stetson University library 20 years ago, bookshelves ran the length of the floor and greeted visitors as soon as they walked in the main doors. Now the shelves have been reduced and pushed back.

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