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

    8 hrs ago | 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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  2. Beautiful glow carries price for lagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A bioluminescent algae that turns the waters of Mosquito Lagoon and the Indian River Lagoon into a magical, mystery light show has reappeared. Surrounding manatees, dolphins and mullet in a blue glow and sparkling in the water like stars, it's attracting paddlers by the hundreds, their voices echoing across the water in delight.

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  3. DeLand leaders consider proposals for downtownRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Members of the city's community redevelopment agency heard ideas Monday night on what to do with $429,000 and 1.86 acres of land the city set aside for a proposed downtown development that fell by the wayside. The CRA board, which consists of the five city commissioners plus downtown business owners Scott Price and Joe Valente, met Monday night to go through several ideas city staff put together on what the money and land could be used for.

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  4. Credit union plans Orange City branchRead the original story

    Monday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Launch Federal Credit Union will break ground on its future branch in Orange City on Sept. 24 in an event that will be held in conjunction with the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce/DeLand-Orange City Alliance, from 10 to 11 a.m. The branch, which will employ 10 workers and is expected to open in April 2015, is at the Kohl's-anchored West Volusia Town Centre shopping center, at the corner of Harley Strickland Boulevard and Veterans Memorial Parkway.

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  5. DeLand to get its first Zaxby's restaurantRead the original story

    Monday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    This city is about to get its first Zaxby's restaurant near the Wal-Mart Supercenter. Site plan and building permit applications have been filed with the city for a Zaxby's restaurant at 1693 N. Woodland Blvd. in DeLand, according to Mike Holmes, city planner.

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  6. Stetson hosts workshop on teaching students in povertyRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With as many as 2,200 homeless public school students in Volusia County, a Stetson University education professor is calling on schools and educators to do more to help. “Teachers don't know what to do or how to reach out,” said Rajni Shankar-Brown, the chair of the DeLand university's education program.

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  7. From Dnepropetrovsk to DeBary: Family flees war-torn UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Even before war broke out in his native Ukraine, Olexiy Kuzmin envisioned his family's life elsewhere. An economy that betrayed the middle class and an ineffective government rife with corruption led the 27-year-old businessman to seek a work visa in the United States.

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  8. DeLand hotel on track to open early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As construction continues on the first new hotel in west Volusia County in more than a decade, business leaders hope a new 94-room Hampton Inn & Suites on the northern end of DeLand will help a hotel room supply crunch that is set to get worse in the coming years. The hotel, located just south of the DeLand Wal-Mart Supercenter in the north end of town, is on track to open early next year.

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  9. Inmate sent threatening white powder letter to Volusia courthouse, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The envelope with white powder sent to an official at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand on Tuesday was sent by a jail inmate, a sheriff's spokeswoman said Friday. Jeremy Addison, 23, ground up some pills and put the powder into an envelope that arrived at the courthouse mail room at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, said Volusia sheriff's spokeswoman Judie Edwards.

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  10. Appalachian folk art exhibit opens at DeLand museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Art collector Ramona Love Lampell says she "simply wanted people at the bottom of the mountain to appreciate the creativity and talent of the artists and people at the top of the mountain." The result of that desire is what the Museum of Art - DeLand, Florida calls "one of the most comprehensive collections of Appalachian folk art in the world."

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  11. Motorcyclist seriously injured in wreck with deputy near DeLand, officials sayRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A motorcyclist was seriously injured Thursday night in a collision near DeLand with a Volusia County sheriff's deputy who was deemed at fault, officials said. Deputy Miguel Roman, 25, was attempting to travel north on State Road 11 from a private driveway in a marked patrol SUV about 7 p.m. when he made a right turn into the path of the motorcyclist, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 4 comments

  12. Ex-DeLand star Kemp predicts Kentucky will knock off FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It's safe to say Kentucky sophomore running back Jojo Kemp is in the doghouse with his coach heading into Saturday's matchup with Florida in The Swamp. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops did not take well to Kemp's good-natured guarantee of a win over the Gators.

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  13. Doran court fight against Volusia Waverly investigation continuesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The court fight over Volusia County's Waverly Media investigation continued Thursday as the county's outside investigator Jon Kaney and witness Ted Doran agreed to another hearing on the legality of Kaney's subpoenas and handling of the whole case. A brief Thursday-morning hearing at the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand ended with both sides due back the next Thursday to argue whether Volusia's subpoenas, through Kaney, were legal.

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  14. Man arrested after huffing on Daytona State campus, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Jacksonville man trespassing at a college campus near DeLand was found huffing from a can of refrigerant-based propellant used to clean computers and tried to load a handgun when deputies approached him, according to his arrest report. Jason Burr, 30, was charged with inhaling/ingesting a harmful chemical, armed trespassing on school property, grand theft of a firearm, resisting an officer without violence and giving a false name at the time of his arrest, Volusia County sheriff's deputies said.

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  15. Report: Best July since 2004 for Volusia tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Fueled by more summer travel and the Coke Zero 400, Volusia County tourism-tax revenues in July hit their highest levels for the month since at least 2004, according to a recently released county report. The county collected $2,126,654 in tourism taxes - also known as bed taxes - in July, an 8 percent increase from $1,967,302 collected the same month a year ago.

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  16. Dog attacks girl waiting for school bus in West VolusiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A girl was attacked by a dog near DeLand as she stood at a bus stop waiting for her ride to elementary school Wednesday, authorities said. The dog attack occurred at 7:17 a.m. in the 300 block of Oak Street, sheriff's spokeswoman Judie Edwards said.

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  17. Deland City Commission picks new memberRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    City commissioners tapped Chris Cloudman to serve out the remaining two years of former Seat 4 Commissioner Phil Martin's term after spending more than 2 1/2 hours Tuesday night interviewing him and two other finalists. Cloudman currently serves as vice chairman of the city's planning board and is associate director of continuing education at Stetson University.

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  18. Former Volusia School Board opponents line up behind teacherRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia County School Board candidate Don Sarro has gained the support of three former opponents who were eliminated in the August primary election for the District 1 seat. Sarro, a teacher from DeLand, will face John Hill, a DeLand physician, in a run-off Nov. 4 because they were the top two vote-getters in the August election.

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  19. Deputies investigating white powder mailed to Volusia County courthouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia deputies are investigating a white powder incident at the Volusia County courthouse in DeLand Tuesday morning. The white powder was found inside an envelope mailed to the clerk of court at the courthouse at 101 N. Alabama Ave. The letter arrived at the mail room at 10:45 a.m., said Sheriff's Capt.

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  20. Lifestyle Briefs for Sept. 9, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Halifax Health-Hospice has launched Tender Paws, a free pet loss support group that provides emotional support to grieving pet lovers, at its Daytona Beach and DeLand locations. "The loss of a pet can be a devastating experience.

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