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  1. Man killed in early Sunday shooting near Ormond Beach An early Sunday ...Read the original story

    34 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An early Sunday morning shooting near Ormond Beach has left one person dead. Volusia County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 7 Seabreeze Drive after receiving a call at 2:52 a.m. about a shooting there.

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  2. Trans-Atlantic kayaker arrives in New Smyrna Beach New Smyrna Beach...Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... honor and presented him with a bottle of champagne on behalf of the city. The entire City Commission and Volusia County Councilwoman Deb Denys were part of the welcoming party. Doba was ushered into the marina by a flotilla of about 15 local ...

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  3. 1 killed in Ormond Beach ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... suspect is in custody after a shooting in Ormond Beach in the early hours of Easter Sunday. According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the area of Seabreeze Drive just before 3 a.m. Sunday in reference to a shooting. ...

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  4. Sales tax idea cuts property taxes An increase in one tax; a cut in...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    An increase in one tax; a cut in another. That's the argument you'll hear this year from proponents of a new 1-cent sales tax that would pour a low estimate of $64 million a year into transportation projects and services in Volusia County, and be paired with a cut in property taxes.

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  5. Sitter charged after tot found on roadRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Click Orlando

    A babysitter has been charged with child neglect after a toddler was found walking on the side of a busy street, according to Volusia County deputies.

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  6. 400 students from Daytona area give their hearts to Christ at FCA huddlesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... way to a game Nov. 14. Carter is now an evangelist, and speaks often at FCA events. According to Kim Boyce, Volusia County area director of FCA, Carter "wove the Gospel throughout his testimony," then invited students "to trust Jesus as their ...

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  7. 6 busted in drug sting Daytona Beach a " Six men were arrested after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... are from Daytona Beach except for Eric Wilson, who is from Ormond Beach. Antwon Streeter, 41, remains in the Volusia County Branch Jail with bail set at $3,000 after incurring charges of sale of a counterfeit substance and possession/use of drug ...

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  8. Sheriffs spokesman chronicles battles over evolution Brandon Haught...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Haught said. That's what he did. By day, Haught, 43, is the assistant public information officer for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, fielding calls from reporters and handling records requests. After hours, he's an advocate, serving as the ...

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  9. With state tax cuts, take broad-based approach: EditorialRead the original story

    Friday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... International Speedway . It's no coincidence that one of the Senate's chief tax writers is Dorothy Hukill, a Volusia County Republican. We think a case can be made for giving the rebate - already provided to eight sports venues or teams in Florida - ...

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  10. Central Florida Michaels stores affected by breachRead the original story

    Friday | WFTV Orlando

    ... Channel 9 learned, including 17 in central Florida. Of those stores, five were in Orange County , three in Volusia County and two in Lake Irving, Texas-based Michaels said that it has contained the incident, which began last year. It has received ...

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  11. Foundation holds meet and greet for donors and scholarship recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Capital Soup

    Dozens of Daytona State College Foundation scholarship recipients came face to face with their benefactors during a donor appreciation luncheon held April 14 at the college's teaching eatery and kitchen, CafA 101.

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  12. State employment rate rises slightly, local rates down Local...Read the original story

    Friday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... year ago. Florida's unemployment rate was lower than the U.S. rate for March, which was 6.7 percent. Locally, Volusia County's unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent in February, well below the 7.5 percent Volusia saw in March 2013. In Flagler ...

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  13. Laralee Spear killing unsolved for 20 yearsRead the original story

    Friday | DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

    IMAGE COURTESY VOLUSIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE Cold Case file - The killing of Laralee Spear 20 years ago in DeLand still haunts her family, members of the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, and others who knew her.

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  14. Park patrons can keep on woofing it upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hometown News

    ... Park, said she's confident her group will do whatever it takes to keep the park open. Under the agreement, Volusia County is due to hand over the land to the city, with the maintenance and care becoming the long-term responsibility of the Friends' ...

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  15. Kaney: State, FBI ask about Waverly case The attorney investigating...Read the original story

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The attorney investigating Waverly Media and its political advertising in Volusia County said Thursday he's seen "a pick-up in interest" in the case from prosecutors at the local State Attorney's Office and an agent from the FBI.

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  16. Mortgage broker, co-conspirators to testify next in Sotolongo trial...Read the original story

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After more than five hours on the witness stand Thursday, the last of the bankers finished testifying in the federal mortgage fraud trial of three Volusia County residents the FBI said swindled banks out of millions of dollars by presenting the financial institutions false documents filled out by borrowers who were in on the complicated scam.

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  17. Volusia supports $2.5M study of SunRail to Daytona DELAND a " With an...Read the original story

    Thursday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With an eye toward bringing SunRail east, the Volusia County Council contributed its share Thursday to a $2.5 million study that council members hope could pave the way for funding for rail service to Daytona Beach.

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  18. Bond reduced for jail supervisor arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | WESH-TV

    THIS IS "WESH 2 NEWS FIRST AT 4" IN HIGH DEFINITION. A FORMER VOLUSIA COUNTY JAIL CORRECTIONS OFFICER ACCUSED OF POSSESSING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY HAD HIS BOND REDUCED TODAY.

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  19. Bail reduced for Volusia corrections officer held on child porn...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A judge reduced the bail for a Volusia County corrections officer arrested after an armed standoff at his home near Orange City last month on child porn charges.

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  20. Man charged in double-fatal accident A Daytona Beach man faces two...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... cide charges, Shea also faces two counts of DUI with injury and property damage. Shea turned himself into the Volusia County Jail on Thursday and his bail was set at $81,000.

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