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  1. Volusia, Flagler hospitals on watch for EbolaRead the original story

    22 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... for. The more people learn the less they are going to fear.” The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is planning to hold a workshop on Ebola next week with health care providers, said the department's director Dr. Bonnie Sorensen. ...

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  2. Volusia buys Jasmin Motel for $1.4m; 2nd motel to become off-beach parkingRead the original story

    22 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    The Volusia County Council gave its approval Thursday to a $1.4 million deal to buy a beachside motel in the Daytona Beach Shores area to tear down and create more room for parking off the beach. The vote to buy the Jasmin Motel at 3621 S. Atlantic Ave. was 6-1, with County Chair Jason Davis opposed to the government buying private land.

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  3. PD: Man breaks into coin machines with sledgehammer, injures armRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    ... . Joslyn was charged with molestation of a coin operating machine and criminal mischief. He was booked at the Volusia County Jail on $1,250 bond.

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  4. Volusia jail medical provider could changeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After close to a decade with the same private health care provider treating inmates in the county jail, the Volusia County Council will decide today whether to keep the country's largest and perhaps most controversial jail medical contractor or switch to a new company. Volusia's expiring contract with Corizon, the corrections giant that has contracts in more than 500 facilities around the country, has opened up the Volusia Branch Jail to two new bidders: Correct Care Solutions, which is in almost 500 correctional facilities, and Armor Correctional Health services, which is in less than 60. The decision is a roughly $25 million one, with a three-year contract up for grabs covering an estimated $8 million in annual costs.

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  5. Report on homelessness in Volusia County gets warm receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... contributions from several other cities, Marbut was hired by Daytona Beach earlier this year to study Volusia County's homeless problem and come up with a detailed plan of suggestions to help the unsheltered get their lives back on track. After ...

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  6. Deputies: Cursing man punched 80-year-old at Applebee'sRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A Port Orange man allegedly punched an 80-year-old who asked him to stop swearing at an Applebee's bar on Sunday night, Volusia County Sheriff's deputies said. Mikie Sawyer, 26, was charged with disorderly conduct and battery on a person older than 65, according to his arrest affidavit.

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  7. Deputies: Fake credit card key pad used to commit fraudsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    . VOLUSIA COUNTY DEPUTIES TRYING TO FIND TWO SUSPECTS ACCUSE OF USING FRAUDULENT CREDIT CARDS EVEN THOUGH TWO OF THE VICTIMS STILL HAVE THEIR CARDS. INVESTIGATORS THINK IT IS A CASE OF SKIMMING AND ONE OF THE VICTIMS KNOWING EXACTLY HOW IT HAPPENED. ...

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  8. Action 9 investigates travel club risksRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    Two Volusia County women claim they lost thousands of dollars trying to save money booking popular cruise vacations. They joined a travel club in Orlando and now regret it.

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  9. DeLand mother pleads with lawmakers to bring jailed Marine son home from MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    Volusia County Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi told Border Patrol agents he made a wrong turn; the mistake landed the 25-year-old in jail.

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

    18 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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  11. Volusia jail medical provider could change ThursdayRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    After close to a decade with the same private healthcare provider treating inmates in the county jail, the Volusia County Council will decide today whether to keep the country's largest and perhaps most controversial jail medical contractor or switch to a new company. Volusia's expiring contract with Corizon, the corrections giant that has contracts in more than 500 facilities around the country, has opened up the Volusia Branch Jail to two new bidders: Correct Care Solutions, which is in almost 500 correctional facilities, and Armor Correctional Health services, which is in less than 60. The decision is a roughly $25 million one, with a three-year contract up for grabs covering an estimated $8 million in annual costs.

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  12. Police: Ormond man tried to solicit 14-year-old for prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... d)!” Carley - who has a criminal history of mostly misdemeanors dating back to 1990 - was taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail where was being held Wednesday on $80,000 bail.

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  13. 80-Year-Old Punched for Being GentlemanlyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... Sawyer, 26, ended his curse-laden discussion shortly thereafter when police arrived. They booked him into the Volusia County Jail Sunday night for battery on a person 65 years of age or older and disorderly conduct. Sawyer was later released, jail ...

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  14. Police: 80-Year-Old Man Punched In Face At Applebee's After Telling Suspect To Stop CursingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... olice charged Sawyer with battery on a person over the age of 65 and disorderly conduct. He was released from Volusia County Branch Jail after posting $2,500 bail.

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  15. PD: Ormond Beach medical assistant accused in Internet sex stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WESH-TV

    ... ing a computer to lure a child and using a two-way communication device to commit a felony. He was booked the Volusia County Jail on $80,000 bond.

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  16. Lower values mean lower taxes in Volusia - despite higher ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... view comes at a discount for the Conrads, even living in a city with one of the highest tax rates in Volusia County. It's a trade-off that holds true for much of Volusia County - which gets a bad rap for having one of the highest combined millage ...

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  17. Police: Florida man punches 80-year-old at Applebee's barRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... d. Sawyer was charged with battery on a person over the age of 65 and disorderly conduct. He was taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail, and was released after posting $2,500 bail.

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  18. Police: Man punches 80-year-old at Applebee's barRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    ... Sawyer was charged with battery on a person over the age of 65 and disorderly conduct. He was taken to the Volusia County Branch Jail, and was released after posting $2,500 bail. Channel 9 Eyewitness News has produced the most accurate local news ...

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  19. 5 Things to Know in Florida for Oct. 1Read the original story

    Yesterday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    ... days of heavy rainfall in central and northeast Florida. The Property Appraiser's Office says flooding in Volusia County last week caused $3.6 million in damage to 126 properties. In Flagler County, flooding has damaged more than 50 homes. Amazon's ...

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  20. Flood warning issued in central FloridaRead the original story

    Yesterday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Property Appraiser's Office says flooding in Volusia County last week caused $3.6 million in damage to 126 properties.

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