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  1. Officials push for state funding to help solve East Volusia floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Flooding along the Nova Canal basin put sections of East Volusia County underwater in 2009 and 2014, but even before then, the county and cities were working to address the decades-old problem. However, they've never been together under one roof to put ideas together.

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  2. Employee perks making a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Free weekly car washes, yearly cruises and dry cleaning pickup services are just a few perks that a small, but growing number of Volusia-Flagler area companies are now offering employees. Economist Sean Snaith, director of the Institute for Economic Competitiveness at the University of Central Florida, sees the return of employee perks, which many companies stopped offering during the Great Recession, as a further sign of the improving economy.

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  3. Police: Daytona man accused of car theft caught with pregnant 14-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Daytona Beach man who led police on a high-speed chase this week was later caught and admitted to impregnating the 14-year-old girl in the car with him, according to his arrest affidavit. Anthony Lee, 19, who authorities caught up with in Port Orange, also told police he paid $50 for the stolen car he was driving.

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  4. Locals react to death of beloved 'Spock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The news of Leonard Nimoy's death on Friday was upsetting for Chris Hansen, 61, a retired banker in Port Orange who watched "Star Trek" since it aired on TV in the late 1960s. Hansen said Nimoy's Spock represented "logic and a rational approach" when the "world around us was just the opposite."

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  5. Brew to-do Florida beer battle is at a turning pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Patrons can order a flight of beer at Tomoka Brewing Company in Port Orange. Beers served include its award-winning Pumpernickel Porter and Mutha Fuggle English Pale Ale.

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  6. Soccer club pushes for more fields in Port OrangeRead the original story

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    For Port Orange Soccer Club President Mike Woefle, scheduling 234 soccer practices each month is nearly an impossible task. In the last five years, the private soccer club team has grown from a few dozen players to 350 and that growth has put strains on the city-owned facilities where the teams play.

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  7. Port Orange fireman Del Valle looking to show off improvements on Saturday's Breakthrough MMA cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The way Brandon Del Valle sees it, five years from now he's either going to be working around hospitals or sending folks to them. Possibly both.

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  8. Halifax Health Hospice opens care center in Ormond BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Halifax Health Hospice wants patients to feel at home in its new care center in Ormond Beach. Hospital officials showcased the $5 million, 12-bed building to the community Wednesday, and the care center will begin serving patients in the next few weeks.

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  9. Bill proposing ATV use in Tiger Bay State Forest faces oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    State Rep. Dwayne Taylor has proposed a bill that would open the fire lanes and two-track trails in Tiger Bay State Forest to trucks and other vehicles and set aside up to 10 percent of the 27,395-acre forest for all-terrain and off-road vehicles. House Bill 419 was met with swift and negative reaction, and Taylor said he may amend the bill after the staff analysis by state agencies, including the Florida Forest Service, is complete.

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  10. Marine Corps League seeks donations for veterans' packagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Captain "Tiger" Mayberry, Marine Corps League, Detachment 658 has prepared another dozen "Get Started" packages to be given to veterans needing a helping hand. The MCL gives the packages to the Veterans Assistance Coalition, which in turn gives them to veterans needing a little extra help when being moved into housing.

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  11. Bomb squad checking package under car at Walgreens in Port OrangeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Police are investigating a suspicious package spotted beneath a car at the Walgreens at Dunlawton Avenue and Clyde Morris Boulevard in Port Orange. The Sheriff's Office bomb squad and bomb sniffing dogs were at the scene checking the package, said Port Orange Police Chief Gerald Monahan.

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  12. Police: Port Orange man shot by officers after he fired at themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Five Port Orange policemen shot a man late Monday after he barricaded himself inside a house on Sparton Avenue. When officers arrived at the residence at 1628 Sparton Ave., the man, identified as 56-year-old Howard N. Button III, began yelling at them.

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  13. Fire marshal: Man killed in Port Orange blaze burned beyond recognitionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 60-year-old man was burned beyond recognition when a fire ravaged his Port Orange residence, the city's fire marshal said. The man's body was found face down in the living room Sunday, just feet from his front door. 1 comment

  14. Seville, Port Orange clubs awarded 4-H grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Two county 4-H clubs applied for and received grants to help their young members perform community projects. The Cracker 4-H Club in Seville received a $300 grant from Service Learning in Aquatic and Marine Education and Conservation along with a $250 Community Pride mini-grant, and the SALT 4-H club in Port Orange received a $1,000 Energizing Florida 4-H Clover Society Grant.

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  15. Man dies in Port Orange house fireRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Port Orange man died in a house fire early Sunday, an official said. Dispatchers received a call about a fire at a residence in the 5600 block of Palm Avenue at 3:43 a.m., according to Mimi Perez, a supervisor with Volusia County Sheriff's Office dispatch.

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  16. Lawyers: US Foods merger not a monopolyRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday. Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods for $3.5 billion was dealt a blow Thursday when the Federal Trade Commission, on a 3-2 vote, sought to block the deal along with 11 attorneys general.

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  17. Exec helps NASCAR, fans connect via technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Steve Worling didn't have to leave home to land his dream job. The Daytona Beach area native got hired by NASCAR as a network administrator in May 2002.

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  18. Port Orange Elks spend holidays feeding seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Members of Elks Lodge 2723 spend their holidays feeding others. On President's Day, Feb. 16, club members and volunteers were busy cooking, packaging, and delivering 75 meals to local senior citizens who generally receive Meals on Wheels.

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  19. FTC moves to block Sysco's $3.5B purchase of US FoodsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Antitrust regulators are challenging the $3.5 billion sale of US Foods to Sysco, saying the deal would hurt customers by reducing competition between food supply companies. Houston, Texas-based Sysco Corp. agreed to buy US Foods in December 2013, saying they would create a company with $65 billion in annual revenue.

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  20. Builder to add model home in Port OrangeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Winston-James Development has a new model home under construction at its Villages of Royal Palm community in Port Orange. The community is along Williamson Boulevard, west of Interstate 95. The three-bedroom, three-bath model home - dubbed The Keswick - will offer 1,790 square feet of living space and is expected to be completed in April.

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