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  1. Wife of Volusia ex-Beach Patrol officer gets prison for stealing $300KRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The wife of a retired Volusia County Beach Patrol deputy chief was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Wednesday for stealing more than $300,000 from a group of cardiologists who employed her, court records show. Sandra Futch, 57, of Port Orange, will also serve three years probation after her release from prison, according to the terms of her plea.

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  2. VMA to hold manufacturers showcase ThursdayRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The VMA manufacturing alliance will hold its eighth annual VMA Manufacturers Showcase Thursday at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's ICI Center gymnasium. The event, from 2 to 7 p.m., will feature displays by area manufacturers, opportunities for job seekers to meet with companies looking to hire, and a robotics competition by teams from area high schools.

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  3. Driver injured after hitting 3 light poles, cab in ShoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange woman charged with DUI last month denied being involved in crash Tuesday afternoon that took out three light poles in Daytona Beach Shores, authorities said. Danielle Aten, 36, first struck a car in the 1900 block of South Atlantic Avenue, then a stopped taxi at the intersection of Botefuhr Avenue, said Sgt.

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  4. Port Orange LA Fitness targets Friday openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The long-awaited opening of the LA Fitness center at Altamira Shopping Village here is expected to take place this weekend. “We hope to be open Friday if the final inspections go well,” said Chris Palazzini, who will manage the national chain's newest facility and only the second LA Fitness in the Volusia-Flagler area.

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  5. Police: Port Orange man punched 80-year-old in restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 26-year-old Port Orange man was arrested after slugging an 80-year-old man after the victim asked him to stop cursing and talking about the private parts of women at a restaurant bar, police said. Mikie Sawyer also went after Applebee's manager Anthony Horn after Horn approached the suspect in the parking lot of the eatery, 1390 Dunlawton Ave., and told him to stay put because he had called the police, according to a Port Orange police arrest report.

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  6. 'Gone With the Wind' back on the big screen for 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Frankly, Scarlett, it seems we do give a damn. The 1939 epic Civil War film "Gone With the Wind" celebrates its 75th anniversary with special showings around the nation on Wednesday.

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  7. Port Orange Family Days returns with festival funRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Port Orange Family Days is reloading for fun again. The 19th annual edition of the family festival will feature a parade, a Mascot Waffle Breakfast, the movie "Brave," carnival rides, the country band Reload and more.

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  8. Rain fuels more flood concerns in Volusia, FlaglerRead the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Officials throughout Volusia and Flagler counties were monitoring rainfall Monday afternoon as a flood watch brought the potential for more flooding. The flood watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Monday in Flagler and through Tuesday evening in Volusia.

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  9. New Smyrna Beach Jazz Fest winds up with sweet notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Hundreds of fans and others visited venues around this city to enjoy the last of three days filled with the varied riffs, grooves and rhythms of jazz. The 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival ended Sunday.

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  10. Urgent care, primary care centers on rise in Volusia-FlaglerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    PORT ORANGE Take a short drive down Dunlawton Avenue, and you'll pass four urgent care centers. Florida Hospital's Centra Care is the latest one to open its doors, mirroring a national trend that has made urgent care one of the fastest-growing segments in health care.

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  11. 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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  12. Future home underway: Gaff's Quality Meat building bigger facility in Port OrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After 30 years in the same location, the owners of Gaff's Quality Meat & Specialty Foods have begun construction of a building across town to provide their growing business with some much-needed extra room. “This space is functionally obsolete,” said Steve Scott, co-owner, of his shop's location at 4036 S. Nova Road in Port Orange.

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  13. Longtime fugitive convicted in Daytona Beach carjack, kidnap, rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange man who spent nearly a decade on the run from authorities was convicted Friday on charges of carjacking, kidnapping, robbery and rape, officials said. Lorue Lopaz Frankline, who was armed with a firearm when he committed the crimes, is facing life in prison, according to the State Attorney's Office.

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  14. Coastal Volusia cities still battle flooding, despite millions in improvementsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Back in May 2009, people who live in the low-lying neighborhoods flanking Nova Road were slogging through nearly waist-high floodwaters after more than 20 inches of rain fell in less than a week. On Wednesday morning, after close to 8 inches of rain had fallen in 24 hours, residents who live along thoroughfares such as Caroline Street and other roads feeding into Orange Avenue and Bellevue Avenue were splashing through ankle-high and knee-high water.

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  15. East Volusia floodwaters recede, revealing full extent of damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 6-inch-high water mark along the wall of Margie Spry's home is a reminder of the work that lies ahead after heavy rainfall flooded her street Wednesday. On Thursday, Spry threw out wet furniture and clothes from her Monroe Place home while crews from United Water Restoration Group worked to extract water from the walls and floors.

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  16. Record rains bring flooding to SE Volusia, Daytona Beach areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A night of record-setting rain flooded roads, houses and businesses across coastal Volusia County on Wednesday, forcing people from their homes and stranding motorists, as worries grew about more rain in the days ahead. Nearly 8 inches of rain fell in Daytona Beach over 24 hours, breaking the all-time record for the day of 4.22 inches set in 1974, the National Weather Service said.

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  17. Port Orange, Daytona residents wake to flooded homes, streetsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When water began creeping into Krise Homan's Port Orange home at 3 a.m. her first concern was for her three cats and bird. Neighbors helped Homan evacuate her pets from her Monroe Place home.

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  18. New Smyrna Beach residents mop up after water enters 13 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Ashlee Dzubella came home Tuesday to find her laptop floating. Dzubella's Westwood Avenue home was one of about a dozen that flooded in New Smyrna Beach as a result of heavy rains Tuesday that blanketed the area.

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  19. Veteran banker Opalewski joins Gateway BankRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Michael Opalewski, a veteran banker with 37 years experience in the industry, has joined Daytona Beach-based Gateway Bank of Florida as a business banking officer. “Mike Opalewski and I have a long successful history in banking,” said Gateway Bank President and CEO David K. Maholias in announcing Opalewski's hiring.

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  20. Have any lemon verbena?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An Italian-influenced pear tart that's included in The Associated Press' fall baking package looks scrumptious in the photos and seems delicious from the description. Sweet enough to be a dessert but savory enough to be a brunch entree, and using a fruit that's in season, it would be a great candidate for the center spot on today's Let's Eat page, if only ... The title of the recipe and the second item on the ingredients list were what stopped me: Lemon Verbena Pear Tart, with two tablespoons minced fresh lemon verbena.

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