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  1. New voting equipment raises memories of historic electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As the clock counted down on the 2000 presidential election and the nation set its sights on the Sunshine State, Socialist Workers Party candidate James Harris appeared to have a stronghold in Volusia County. Vice President Al Gore, meanwhile, seemed poised to clinch a Florida victory over Texas Gov. George Bush and a spot in the White House.

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  2. Florida's pill mill crackdown makes getting meds difficult for 'legitimate' pain patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    J. Roger Accardi faces a dilemma every time a chronic pain patient walks up to his counter to get a prescription filled. The Orange City pharmacist has a limited supply of powerful pain medication to dispense and is under immense pressure from federal and state authorities to ensure those drugs don't fall into the wrong hands.

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  3. Parade of Homes draws to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The 2015 Parade of Homes events for both the Volusia Building Industry Association and Flagler Home Builders Association draw to a close today. The annual events, both of which began March 21, feature the latest in new home design and decor by builders throughout Volusia and Flagler counties.

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  4. Wreck causes delays on I-4 westboundRead the original story

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A crash with injuries has left westbound traffic on Interstate 4 congested for several miles near DeLand, troopers said. The wreck occurred about 4 p.m. Saturday on I-4 just south of State Road 44, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  5. Journal reporter arrested on charge of battery on officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A News-Journal reporter was arrested early Saturday morning after resisting deputies who had responded to a report of a suspicious person in Deltona, according to a Volusia County Sheriff's Office report. Deputies found Anthony DeFeo, 24, of DeLand intoxicated and standing in the roadway in the 3400 block of Courtland Boulevard shortly after 12:30 a.m., the report states.

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  6. Volusia Down Syndrome Group brings awareness to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With a big smile Brittany Riggs said her favorite superhero is Superman, not because he can leap tall buildings but because Riggs relates to his superpower of courage. Riggs and others with Down syndrome celebrated the 10th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day with a party at Big Red Ranch.

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  7. DeLand hospital names new chief medical officerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Florida Hospital DeLand has named Dr. Kris D. Gray as its new chief medical officer. Gray has 22 years of experience with Adventist Health System in Orlando and Illinois and most recently provided inpatient and outpatient care to patients as a private family medicine physician in Winter Park.

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  8. DeLand bowling alley gets 'boutique' makeover with bar, Johnny RocketsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A West Volusia bowling alley has been transformed into an entertainment hub with boutique-style lanes, an upscale bar and a Johnny Rockets restaurant. DeLand's Sunshine Bowling Center, at 595 E. International Speedway Blvd., recently completed more than $1 million in renovations.

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  9. DeLand mom hails daughter as 'hero' after fight with burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A burglar punched a West Volusia woman who walked in on him in the act but she fought him long enough for a neighbor to arrive and help deputies track down the suspect, officials said. Margaret Gulla is being hailed by her mother who is both relieved the daughter survived the attack, and proud she stood up to the intruder.

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  10. Everybody creates at Family SaturdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Families can creatively spend time together at the Museum of Art-DeLand. The museum hosts free Family Fun Saturday when parents and kids can paint or sculpt works of their own, beginning at 10 a.m. every third Saturday through April.

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  11. State of Region Luncheon West Volusia economy mendingRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The economy in West Volusia is gradually regaining health, but its recovery from the Great Recession remains far from complete, local leaders said Wednesday. Funding for transportation improvements and the need for higher-paying jobs were among the challenges Volusia County's west side still faces, they said.

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  12. Festivals, fairs celebrate sea turtlesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Several festivals and open houses celebrating sea turtles and the environment are planned over the next couple of weeks across Volusia and Flagler counties. On Tuesday, representatives from environmental organizations across Volusia County will discuss opportunities for people to get involved in their efforts at an Environmental Fair sponsored by Stetson University.

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  13. Car of blankets could help homelessRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia is collecting blankets through Thursday in a bid to win a competition sponsored by Coggin DeLand Honda that involves packing a small car to its limits. The charity, which works to prevent homelessness and help the hungry and homeless within West Volusia, has partnered with Stetson University's Bonner Program to take part in the "What Can You Fit in a Fit?" competition.

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  14. Stetson building evacuated after bomb threatRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A building on Stetson University's campus in DeLand was evacuated Tuesday night after a bomb threat was called in, Volusia County emergency dispatchers said. Elizabeth Hall, 421 N. Woodland Blvd., was evacuated at about 8:55 p.m. Tuesday after someone called in a bomb threat, dispatchers said.

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  15. Former Daytona commissioner Carl Lentz going to trial over strip club fracasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The former Daytona Beach city commissioner prosecutors say threw a drink at a bartender a year ago in a beachside strip club is set to stand trial Friday on a misdemeanor battery charge. A jury was selected Monday for the state's case against Carl Lentz IV.

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  16. Daytona Tortugas donate items for Florida Hospital mission tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Daytona Tortugas stopped by Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center on March 11 to donate seven boxes of shirts, hats, grocery bags, baseballs and foam fingers. The local minor league baseball team is supporting the upcoming mission trip for the five Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties.

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

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Attend a jazz lunch, see a Modernist art exhibit, step back in time to Old Florida... ATTEND A JAZZ LUNCH: The Daytona Beach Shores Jazz & Blues Festival is in the midst of nine artists and bands performing 13 gigs in five venues over nine days. All performances are free.

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  18. Chick-Fil-A closes Saturday as changes continue in Daytona's Volusia MallRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Saturday was the last day of business for the Chick-Fil-A inside the Volusia Mall. The location's lease is up at the end of the month, according to interim manager Winston Overton, who could not comment on why the lease was not renewed.

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  19. Locals cheer West Volusia's newest hotel DeLand Hampton Inn grand opening draws more than 150 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    It's been almost a month since DeLand's newest hotel first opened its doors to guests, but managers at the 94-room inn still felt like celebrating. They weren't the only ones.

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  20. 3 Things to Do SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    See a circus, attend an arts festival, hear lots of blues . . . SEE A CIRCUS: That boom you may hear today? Could be the Human Cannonball at the DeLand-based Cole Bros.

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