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  1. Employees sent to prison in Port Orange doctor pill ring investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Prosecutors appear to be tightening a noose around a Port Orange doctor accused of running a pill mill in which authorities say he traded pain-pill prescriptions for hundreds of thousands of dollars and sex with some female patients. Dr. Ataur Rahman, 58, was charged in July 2011 with one count each of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and money laundering and four counts of drug trafficking.

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  2. Boat sales ride wave, prompt area manufacturers to grow, add jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Jerry Benford and his wife pondered the purchase of their first boat for "quite a while" and then got serious this summer. "And voila, we have a boat," Benford said of the 25-foot Bennington Pontoon he recently bought from Gerry's Marina in New Smyrna Beach.

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  3. Man pulls knife on DeLand Wal-Mart security, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange man is facing charges after threatening loss-prevention officers at a DeLand Wal-Mart with a knife, police said. The loss-prevention officers spotted Philip Dicologero, 52, acting suspiciously in the camping aisle, and after selecting a tent, the officers watched Dicologero place disposable razors in a bag he'd entered the store with, according to a DeLand police arrest report.

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  4. Port Orange student feet away from shooting at FSU libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Florida State University student Katy Lackey, a graduate of Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, took this photo of students decending the stairs of the university library with hands up at the direction of police. She posted the photo a couple of hours after the shooting began, just after midnight Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

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  5. FSU ShootingThu, 20 Nov 2014 10:32:00 EDTRead the original story

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Florida State University student Katy Lackey, a graduate of Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange, took this photo of students decending the stairs of the university library with hands up at the direction of police. She posted the photo a couple of hours after the shooting began, just after midnight Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

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  6. Port Orange leaders vow to tackle flooding problemsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    City leaders vowed Wednesday night to conduct an operations review and prioritize projects to mitigate areas at risk for flooding. The workshop was in response to heavy rainfall Sept.

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  7. Police: Man hit cars trying to flee from policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Daytona Beach man is facing multiple charges after fleeing from two traffic stops in a stolen vehicle Wednesday in Port Orange and striking other cars, and nearly an officer, in the process, an official said. A police officer first tried to conduct a traffic stop in the Water's Edge subdivision on Jammie Evans at about 11 a.m. Wednesday, but Evans fled in the white, older-model Hyundai sedan he was driving, Port Orange Assistant Police Chief Wayne Miller said.

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  8. Shores Publix to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The temporary closure of the Publix in Daytona Beach Shores for renovation nine months ago has been excruciating to the oceanfront condo owners and other area residents who regularly did their grocery shopping at the store. “It's been a great inconvenience for me,” Zuegg, a Daytona Beach Shores retiree, said recently outside of the Winn-Dixie store in Daytona Beach Shores, the next closest grocery store, roughly two miles to the north.

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  9. Plan could lead to creation of second incubatorRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A year after a study was conducted on the feasibility of creating a business incubator in West Volusia, an advisory group met Monday to consider a plan that could eventually lead to its creation. The advisory board for the Volusia County-funded UCF Business Incubator at Daytona Beach International Airport heard a proposal by Connie Bernal, the incubator's site manager, that doesn't call for creating a second incubator in the county just yet, but would offer some of its services on the west side.

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  10. Official: Deputy Taser stuns Spruce Creek High student to stop fightRead the original story

    Monday Nov 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    By ANTHONY DeFEO AND PATRICIO G. BALONA anthony.defeo@news-jrnl.com patricio.balona@news-jrnl.com Monday, November 17, 2014 8:43 PM A Volusia County Sheriff's Office school resource deputy Taser stunned a student at Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange on Monday to break up a fistfight, a spokesman said. Sheriff's spokesman Gary Davidson said the fight broke out in the school's atrium area about 2:45 p.m. as school was letting out for the day.

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  11. Holiday season brings tidings of great hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A part-time job at Kmart means more to Lacresha Charles than just extra spending money for the holidays. "I look at it as long-term - it's like a foundation for something better to come," the 22-year-old Bethune-Cookman University student said while standing behind a register at the store on International Speedway Boulevard.

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  12. Port Orange law firm wins two Presidential Volunteer Service AwardsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Rue, Ziffra & Caldwell, a local personal-injury law firm, has received two Presidential Volunteer Service Awards for its efforts in helping local veterans groups. The honors - a platinum award and a gold - are the second-highest civilian service awards signed by the president of the United States for volunteerism.

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  13. Surviving daughter in Port Orange family shooting wakes from comaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The 9-year-old girl shot in the head multiple times by her father almost a month ago has woken up from her coma and has been trying to talk to her mother, the woman's attorney said. Fourth-grader Lauren Mohney is in stable condition at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, lawyer Zachary Stoumbos said.

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  14. Lawyer: Port Orange mom in child-poison attempt has postpartum psychosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange mother who gave her two children toilet bowl cleaner to drink was having a psychotic episode, the woman's public defender said Friday. Matt Phillips said 29-year-old Amelia West has been suffering from postpartum psychosis since February 2013 and suffered a psychotic breakdown Nov. 1. "Unfortunately my client is dealing with a mental illness, and that's what this case is all about," Phillips said.

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  15. Port Orange to discuss flooding solutionsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    For nearly a week after heavy rains inundated the city in September, several inches of water remained in Diana Parker's yard, threatening to damage her Herbert Street home. Parker, who has lived at her home for more than two decades, said she's never experienced flooding on her street before.

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  16. School Board gives intial OK to naming rightsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Students and staff could see brand names on Volusia County athletic fields, gymnasiums, media centers and other buildings in the future. The School Board gave the initial OK to policy changes that would allow advertisers to purchase temporary naming rights for school facilities on Wednesday during a regular meeting.

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  17. Investor drawn to hot ISB corridor, buys Sprint PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A local real estate investor is banking on West International Speedway Boulevard remaining a hot shopping corridor. Ormond Beach-based Nova Property Management paid $5.2 million for the multi-tenant Sprint Plaza strip center at 2525 W. International Speedway Blvd. just east of Interstate 95, according to Volusia County property records.

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  18. Volusia seeks new teachers at job fairRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After spending most of her adult life as a restaurant server, Amy Parola was ready for something different. The Palm Coast woman enrolled at Daytona State College with the intention of becoming an occupational therapist.

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  19. Port Orange man electrocuted while installing dishwasher, police sayRead the original story

    Monday Nov 10 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange man was electrocuted after his wedding ring caught on an unknown object behind a dishwasher he was installing, South Daytona police said. South Daytona Lt.

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  20. Get stacking at Port Orange libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle, will participate in an international effort to break the sport stacking record Nov. 13. Children and adults are invited to stop by the library between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. to up-stack and down-stack specially designed cups for at least 30 minutes. Participants who stack for 30 minutes will receive a souvenir cup, bag and stickers; they also will be entered in a drawing to receive free stacking cups.

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