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  1. The Last Square DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Wickline Senior Center in Flagler Beach was filled with people dancing and enjoying each other's company. It may have looked like any other Friday night for the Flagler Ocean Waves Square Dancing Club, but behind the smiles was a touch of sadness.

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  2. Teen sets mark for most interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Pavlina Osta's knack for asking questions and getting answers has earned her a place in the Guinness Book of Records. This week Guinness announced that the 17-year-old radio show host from Port Orange earned the record for the most radio interviews in a 24-hour period on Nov. 22-23 when she interviewed 347 people outside the Wal-Mart on Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange.

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  3. Port Orange auto tech wins national awardRead the original story

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Edgewater resident James Foulk, a master automobile technician who works at the Tire Kingdom tire store/auto repair shop in Port Orange, was recently honored with a national achievement award as the Tire Kingdom chain's ASE Automobile Technician of the Year. Tire Kingdom has more than 1,200 automotive service centers in multiple states.

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  4. Prep Boys Cross Country All-Area teamRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Senior blazed out of the gates with a 16:46.87 in September but never quite matched that the rest of the way. He was 28th in Region 2-3A, running a time only .09 of a second slower.

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  5. Volusia deputies charge man in 4-county mail fraud ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A man who Volusia County sheriff's investigators say is a member of a large check fraud ring that specializes in stealing from people's mailboxes, was arrested after investigators matched his fingerprints to those found on a pile of mail. Carl Croyl, 33, of South Daytona, is one of 15 people whom sheriff's investigators say have been swiping mail in Volusia, Flagler, Seminole and St. Johns counties, according to the suspect's charging affidavit.

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  6. Program could help feral cat populationRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Even for Pat Mihalic, controlling Volusia County's feral cat population will be no easy task. But she believes it will be worth it in the end.

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  7. Busy time for mailers, shippersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Laura Christie walked into the Post Office with a box of gifts so large she couldn't wrap her arms around it. She went to the Bill France Boulevard Post Office on her lunch break a full 16 days before Christmas to make sure her gifts arrive at their destination on time.

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  8. NSB forges ahead to demolish, rebuild Brannon CenterRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The city is moving forward with plans to tear down and rebuild the Brannon Center, but Mayor Jim Hathaway said the potential price tag gives him "heartburn." "I have ever since it's been initiated," Hathaway said Friday during the City Commission's annual strategic planning session.

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  9. Area leaders share vision for waterway planRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Whenever Rick Tinsley looks out to the Intracoastal Waterway, he is reminded of its history. The body of water that runs parallel to the coast was once bustling with boats and local cities like Daytona Beach were swarmed with northerners on 100-foot yachts.

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  10. Port Orange Army couple get free wedding from grateful communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    In his 15 years in the U.S. Army, Sergeant First Class "Jay" Garry White Jr. has served with distinction in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan, and been honored with three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart after a suicide bomber attack that injured his knee.

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  11. Corporate Challenge Area execs urged to shape up Halifax Health...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A killer is on the loose and Halifax Health is hoping the business community will help capture the criminal preying on the public health. Heart disease is the No.1 cause of death for both men and women, but it can be prevented through healthy eating, exercise and reducing stress, Dr. Don Stoner, chief medical officer for Halifax Health, told about 20 business leaders Friday morning.

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  12. Port Orange's Cianciarulo out for 2015 Supercross seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Port Orange Supercross racer Adam Cianciarulo will not compete in the 2015 Monster Energy AMA Supercross and FIM Championship after an injury suffered while competing overseas. The three-time 250SX race winner landed awkwardly after a crash and the impact injured his shoulder, forcing him to undergo surgery this week.

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  13. No evidence Port Orange mom gave children toilet cleaner, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Port Orange mother who said she gave her children toilet bowl cleaner to drink, will not be charged with a crime, the State Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Assistant State Attorney Spencer Hathaway said there is insufficient evidence that a crime occurred on the morning of Nov. 1 when Amelia Rae West told Port Orange police that she had given her 2-year-old son Seventh Generation toilet bowl cleaner in his "sippy cup" and had given her 3-month-old daughter the liquid straight from the product bottle, according to an arrest report.

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  14. Prep All-Area boys and girls bowling teamsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Boys First Team Justin Gentry, Mainland Senior squeaked into the state individual tournament, rolling a four-game qualifying total of 888 to edge University's Ray Morris by five pins. He finished in a tie for fifth, advancing beyond the first day by winning three straight matches in the consolation bracket.

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  15. Prosecutors: Port Orange woman pleads in strangling of motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange woman who said "she did not believe her mother had a soul" pleaded no contest Tuesday to second-degree murder, according to the State Attorney's Office. Jennifer Kate Huntington, 35, also pleaded to aggravated abuse of an elderly person or disabled adult after her mother was found dead in her home Jan. 3, 2013, according to a statement by Assistant State Attorney Spencer Hathaway, state attorney spokesman.

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  16. Pearl Harbor survivors, others recall Day of InfamyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Seventy-three years ago today and 5,000 miles away, an aerial assault rained bombs on U.S. ships docked in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. "WAR WITH JAPAN," read a headline in the next day's extra Daytona Beach Morning Journal.

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  17. Flu season could be severe, as cases rise sharply over last year in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Volusia and Flagler counties could be in for a rough flu season, and the area's busiest emergency room is seeing four times as many cases as it did last year at this time. Early surveillance data suggest the flu season could be severe, and the vaccine might not be as effective this year at warding off the virus because one of the targeted strains has mutated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  18. Mather named builders association presidentRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Jim Mather, vice president of Port Orange-based Paytas Homes, was installed Friday evening as the 2015 president of the Volusia Building Industry Association. The ceremony was conducted during the association's annual ceremony at the LPGA International Clubhouse in Daytona Beach.

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  19. New arrivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A fast-growing national chain of Mediterranean-inspired restaurants has opened a location in The Pavilion at Port Orange - its first in the Volusia-Flagler area. The Port Orange Pita Pit restaurant is a franchise location owned by Robbie Monroe, who discovered and became a fan of the "quick-serve" chain when he served in the U.S. Army.

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  20. Ormond police charge 4 men in statewide identity theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Four Miami men who police said are a traveling fraud ring and who claimed to be in cahoots with the Russian mob in South Florida were arrested in the parking lot of a lawnmower business, investigators said. The suspects, natives of Cuba who cannot speak English but whose language barrier did not prevent them from attempting to fill out a credit application with bogus information Tuesday at the Mower Depot on Wilmette Avenue, were in possession of roughly $20,000 in merchandise they purchased with fake credit cards, said Officer Keith Walker, Ormond Beach police spokesman.

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