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  1. Port Orange leaders list more projects to fight floodingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    City Council members identified several drainage-improvement projects during a workshop Thursday and vowed to secure funding as quickly as possible after residents expressed concerns the city wasn't doing enough to prevent flooding. Identifying drainage projects became a priority for city officials after more than 8 inches of rain in the fall flooded more than 80 homes in the city.

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  2. Volusia unveils plans for veterans bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Despite its name, when people cross Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge, there are few reminders of the sacrifice made by American soldiers. That will change soon when officials replace the 60-year-old span.

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  3. Investors buy, lease back furniture storeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A group of physicians has bought the property and building currently leased for a Badcock Furniture & More store at 311 S. Ridgewood Ave. in Edgewater. Edgewater Medical Service LLC paid more than $1.6 million for the 1.3-acre site and 16,000-square-foot building that was built in 2006, according to Volusia County property records.

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  4. Edgewater woman accused of drowning puppy at Nebraska airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An Edgewater woman was arrested at a Nebraska airport after police said she drowned a 2-week-old puppy in a bathroom so she could board a plane. Cynthia V. Anderson, 56, of Mango Tree Drive was denied access to a flight at the Central Nebraska Regional Airport on Friday afternoon after police said she tried to board the plane two times with the Doberman puppy, an arrest report shows.

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  5. Policeman returns to work after fatal crashRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Port Orange policeman who struck and killed a motorcyclist with his patrol car is back to work at a desk job while he is investigated by the Florida Highway Patrol and his own agency. While the crash involving officer Silvio Portillo is the most serious officer-involved crash Port Orange Police has had to deal with in the last several years, the 27-year-old Portillo is one of 15 area officers - including a volunteer officer and an animal control officer - who wrecked their work vehicles last year while on duty, records show.

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  6. CAPS to induct three Cuda AchieversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The annual Cuda Achiever Awards, presented by New Smyrna Beach Community and Alumni Providing Scholarships , is planned for 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31 in the New Smyrna Beach High School auditorium, 1015 10th St. Each year, CAPS honors NSBHS alumni who have gone on to distinguish themselves in their chosen field. Recipients will receive an engraved brick to be placed in the honors section of the school's Legacy Walk.

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  7. Hurricanes sweep to national soccer crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The U18 Girls Port Orange Hurricanes swept all four games at the Disney Soccer Showcase Women's U19 Premier Gray Division on Jan. 3 to take home the national crown. The tournament is billed as the largest and most competitive youth showcase tournament in the country for ages 15-19.

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  8. Realtors report strong finish to 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The improving economy, low interest rates and harsh winter weather in the Northeast and Midwest combined to produce the strongest December in years for home sales in Volusia and Flagler counties, area Realtors say. In Volusia County, Realtors sold 862 existing single-family homes last month, a 32 percent increase over the number sold in December 2013, according to data released Friday by the Florida Realtors association.

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  9. Group says Port Orange officials were never told about failed golf course inspectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A recently formed citizen's group this week charged the city's golf course management company failed to disclose a bad health department inspection of its restaurant. Records show most of the problems cited in the October inspection were corrected within three days.

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  10. Port Orange OKs 3 percent increase in water ratesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Council members approved a proposal Tuesday night to raise water rates 3 percent citywide. The increase equals about $4 a month for the average single family customer using 4,000 gallons of water per month and currently paying almost $46, city officials said.

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  11. Stonewood Grill to host chamber eventRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce has switched the location of its Business After Hours event for January. The event, which takes place Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., will be at the Stonewood Grill & Tavern restaurant at 1078 Dunlawton Ave. in Port Orange.

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  12. Volusia I-95 widening to start in spring with no sound barriers plannedRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The $205 million widening of Interstate 95 scheduled to start this spring will include no sound barriers, to the dismay of some residents. State transportation officials - at a public hearing last week in Port Orange - described the massive project, expected to take three years and make both directions of I-95 three lanes wide between Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach.

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  13. LAND vs. WATERRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Voters who said yes to Amendment 1 on their November ballots may want to weigh in with their legislators in the days ahead to tell them exactly what that yes vote meant. A debate over voters' intent and what to do with the money dedicated by the constitutional amendment for protection of the state's land and water resources began even before victory was declared Election Day.

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  14. Port Orange looks for smooth transition after police retirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Police Chief Gerald Monahan and four key police department staff members retire this year, it will bring another wave of departures to Port Orange. Five key resignations occurred last year in a two-week period in the wake of controversy surrounding $411,500 in unauthorized water meter purchases.

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  15. Port Orange man's nephew dies in Sebring plane crashRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The nephew of a Port Orange man was one of two people who died in a plane crash Friday in Sebring. Dennis Day was the pilot of a plane that went down around 11 a.m. Friday at the Sebring Airport, according to his uncle, Daniel Wise.

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  16. City looks for smooth transition after police retirementsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When Police Chief Gerald Monahan and four key police department staff members retire this year, it will bring another wave of departures to Port Orange. Five key resignations occurred last year in a two-week period in the wake of controversy surrounding $411,500 in unauthorized water meter purchases.

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  17. Flagler, Volusia conservation lands in play in Amendment 1 spending debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Voters who said yes to Amendment 1 on their November ballots may want to weigh in with their legislators in the days ahead to tell them exactly what that yes vote meant. A debate over voters' intent and what to do with the money dedicated by the constitutional amendment for protection of the state's land and water resources began even before victory was declared Election Day.

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  18. Graduates get a sober life back in DUI courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Tommy Buckley held back tears Thursday after receiving a certificate and a commemorative coin in honor of his graduation from DUI Court. The 45-year-old Port Orange man said he nearly died when he was driving drunk two years ago and crashed into a gas tanker on Interstate 95. But DUI Court, in which participants learn skills to stay sober while avoiding or eliminating non-mandatory jail time, helped him save his life and get on a sober path.

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  19. City looks to increase water ratesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Council members will vote on a proposal to raise water rates 3 percent citywide. The increase would be about $4 a month for the average single family customer using 4,000 gallons of water per month and currently paying almost $46, Port Orange officials said.

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  20. Cities among Florida's safestRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Port Orange is the second-safest city in Florida with a population over 45,000, according to rankings released last month by the New York financial research firm, Value Penguin. The firm also ranked Ponce Inlet as the fourth-safest small city in the state with a population under 20,000 and Edgewater as the ninth-safest midsize city with a population of 25,000 to 45,000.

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