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  1. Winter Springs man killed in Deltona when car crashes into buildingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Winter Springs man died early Sunday after his car ran off the road and smashed into a building in Deltona, Volusia County Sheriff's Office investigators said. Michele Bertuzzi was traveling along Deltona Boulevard shortly before 12:30 a.m., when his vehicle veered off the roadway and smashed into a building.

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  2. Biblical disease Leprosy has resurgedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Well-being dominant presences in Florida reported that three more instances of Leprosy were recorded in Volusia County in the course of recent months. Specialists associate that two patients may have taken the ailment from nearby nine-grouped armadillos, which were accounted for in 2011 to be the fundamental bearers of the microorganisms in the U.S. Hansen's ailment , ordinarily known as Leprosy, is a greatly uncommon condition brought about by microorganisms called mycobacterium lepra.

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  3. Winter Springs man killed after crashing into Deltona doctor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    According to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office, a passing deputy first noticed the car sitting against a doctor's office on Deltona Boulevard shortly after midnight. The collision caused minor damage to the doctor's office but deputies say the front end of the car was crushed.

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  4. Palm Coast Chick-fil-A slates grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... service. It is expected to employ between 60 and 80 people. Chick-fil-A opened its first location in Volusia County in 1974 at the Volusia Mall. Its founder, S. Truett Cathy, lived part-time in New Smyrna Beach prior to his death last year at the ...

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  5. Volunteer effort reaches across VolusiaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Sandra and Greg Thompson can be seen at events around Volusia County giving clothes away. They work with a group of volunteers to bring the clothes to the people who need them.

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  6. Latest buzz: Return beach to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Nearly 12 months after it started, the latest beach driving debate not only isn't settled yet, it's spinning out new twists and turns. The latest twist is more like a back handspring: Talk of Daytona regaining control of the beach inside its city limits that's under the rule of Volusia County.

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  7. Dolphins in Volusia, Brevard waters are rebounding after mass deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... mammal strandings in most of the Indian River Lagoon system, from Sebastian Inlet to the northern boundary of Volusia County. Under permits from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, they examine every dolphin that dies in the area, ...

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  8. Dolphin ResearchSat, 28 Feb 2015 20:36:00 EDTRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    This calf was found in November by the Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute team in the Mosquito Lagoon near Edgewater entangled in fishing net with deep cuts on its flippers. The calf was disentangled onsite and released immediately with its mother.

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

    21 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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  10. Nine-banded armadillos thought to have caused LEPROSY in Florida patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Three people have been diagnosed with leprosy in Florida and some of the cases are thought to be linked to armadillos. Health officials in Volusia County said that the cases are not related, though two of those who have been diagnosed with Hansen's disease, or leprosy, since October had been in contact with nine-banded armadillos.

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

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... Aboard Storage, a Port Orange company that owns and operates self-serve rental storage facilities throughout Volusia County, said he rewards his employees by taking them, and a guest of each worker's choice, on a yearly cruise on the company's tab. ...

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  12. Convicted Killer's Sentence Extended For Cold Case KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCTV Tallahassee

    A man already in prison for one murder is receiving a potentially small increase to his sentence for a Daytona Beach-area cold case killing. As part of a deal with Volusia County prosecutors, 43-year-old Robert Alford pleaded no contest Friday to second-degree murder.

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  13. State legislature: Volusia hospitals face funding lossesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    As state lawmakers return to Tallahassee on Tuesday, the stakes are rising for hospitals that serve Florida's poorest patients, and billions of dollars are on the line. Halifax Health Medical Center - the largest safety-net hospital in Volusia and Flagler counties - could see its funding drop by $20 million if a program called the low-income pool is ended.

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  14. Armadillos blamed for leprosy in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Nine banded armadillos are suspected behind the recent outbreak of leprosy in Florida after Health officials reported that 3 people in Volusia County have been diagnosed with the disease after atleast 2 of them came into contact with the animals in the past 5 months. Although most people think of it as a "Biblical" disease, leprosy continues to plague many parts of the world, including the American south where approximately 100 new cases spring up annually, particularly in Florida, Texas and Louisiana .

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  15. New Leprosy Cases Reported In FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... I have a keen interest in medical technology and public health education. According to health officials in Volusia County in Florida, there have been three new cases of Leprosy reported since October of 2014. Leprosy, commonly known as Hansen's ...

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  16. Three leprosy cases confirmed in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Health officials in Florida report that in the last five months, three people in Volusia County have been diagnosed with leprosy. Two of Three leprosy cases confirmed in Florida Health officials in Florida report that in the last five months, three people in Volusia County have been diagnosed with leprosy.

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  17. Soggy Saturday ahead...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    ... AND THEN THE ISLAND BEFORE MOVING OFFSHORE JUST BEFORE THE 6:00 HOUR. HERE'S A WIDER PERSPECTIVE HERE IN VOLUSIA COUNTY. RAIN STARTING TO COME TO AN END AROUND PORT ORANGE. YOU CAN SEE FROM NEW SMYRNA BEACH DOWN TO OAK HILL, THE RAIN IS CONTINUING. ...

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  18. One arrested after stolen car sought in reported shooting wrecks in DaytonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... from the vehicle after the crash, but police apprehended the passenger, 20-year old Treshawn McDonald. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office helicopter and law enforcement K-9 units were called in to search for the driver, but that person had not been ...

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  19. Florida county sees small, rare increase in leprosy casesRead the original story

    Yesterday | UPI

    Volusia County, Fla., has experienced a small but unexpected increase in the number of cases of leprosy in the past five months. Three people have been diagnosed with the bacterial infection, two of whom got the disease after coming into contact with armadillos.

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  20. Two Yorkies killed after attack by pit bulls in DeltonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Two Yorkshire terriers died after being attacked by two pit bulls in Deltona on Thursday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Shirley Farina told deputy sheriff's said she heard one of her dog's yelping after she let them out of her home in the 1100 block of Brickell Drive.

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