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Florida Press Club 2015 Journalism Awards: Breaking News Writing -- "Bail set at $1.2 million for pregnant mom who drove van into Daytona Beach surf with 3 kids inside" by Henry Frederick, HeadlineSurfer.com...

Florida Press Club 2015 Journalism Awards: Breaking News Writing -- "Edgewater cops shoot and kill confrontational man wielding butcher knife after tasering him has no impact," by Henry Frederick, HeadlineSurfer.com...

Florida Press Club 2015 Journalis Awards: Breaking News Writing -- "VCSO: Port Orange father guns down his 3 kids then kills himself after wife runs next door" by Henry Frederick, HeadlineSurfer.com...

Florida Press Club 2015 Journalism Awards: Sports Feature Writing -- "Remembering ESPN anchor Stuart Scott: Personality resonates in story telling" by Henry Frederick, HeadlineSurfer.com...

Florida Press Club 2015 Journalism Awards: Sports Feature Writing -- "Shaq inducted into Magic Hall of Fame; regrets leaving 'City Beautiful' for Hollywood glitz & glamour" by Henry Frederick, HeadlineSurfer.com...

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State Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, running for Congressional dis 6 / Headline Surfer®Adam Barringer first to announce camdidacy for CD6 / Headline Surfer®GG Galloway of Ormond Beach running for CD6 / Headline Surfer®Sandy Adams / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- State Rep. David Santiago, R-Deltona, announced today he is a candidate for the newly-redrawn U.S. House District 6, encompassing all of Volusia and Flagler counties, as well as parts of Lake and St. Johns.

“Our nation is at a crossroads," Santiago told HeadlineSurfer.com in a prepared statement emailed this morning, announcing his candidacy for the 6th Congressuonal seat. "We need real leaders with the courage and proven experience to do what’s best for our community, as well as our nation and world. After my two terms fighting for the residents of Volusia County in the Florida House of Representatives, I eagerly announce my candidacy for the vacant Sixth Congressional District."

Citizens of the Year: Mike Pastore, advocate for Daytona's homeless & Tamara Spuzzillo who quit smoking in June

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Mike Pastore, Daytoma homelress advocate HeadlineSurfe.copm Male Citizen of theYear / Headline Surfer® Tamara Szabo Spuzillo of Port Orange, HeadlineSurfer.com Citizen of the Year / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer® /
Mike Pastore of Daytona Beach and Tamara Szabo Spuzillo of Port Orange are the internet newspaper's citizens of the year.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Mike Pastore has created a firestorm by getting directly in involved in helping Daytona's homeless by handing out sleeping bags, transporting some to local shower and health facilities.

And in the process, the street preacher, known as "Pastor Mike," who was once homeless, finds himself in a tough spot with politicians, business owners, the cops and even some media outlets because of his advocacy and voice for the voiceless.

Tamara Szabo Spuzzillo, a secretary in a law office from Port Orange, has done something very special, not only for her family and close friends, but also for herself. And in the process has become a true inspiration to loved ones and complete strangers alike: She quit smoking cold turkey on June 4 -- two days after she turned 50 years old and hasn't taken a puff since then.

Daytona 500's Joey Logano, UFC's Holly Holm HeadlineSurfer.com Athletes of the Year

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Joey Logano, Holly Home HeadlineSurfer.com Athletes of the Year / Headline Surfer®Kansas City Royals choice for team of the year

World Series champion Kansas City Royals HeadlineSurfer.com Team of the Year / Headline Surfer® DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Joey Logano was NASCAR's winningest driver in 2015, with six victories, incuding the biggest of 'em all in stock car racing -- the Daytona 500.

And how about the "Preacher's Daughter," whose kick heard 'round the world resulted in the knockout of previously unbeaten "Rowdy" Ronda Rousy? While it was only one fight for Holly Holm it, was the biggest of the year in the UFC, regardless of gender,.

With those credentials, Joey Logano and Holly Holm are the HeadlineSurfer.com Athletes of the Year, among professional male and female competitors, respectively. 

27. NSB cops: Port Orange woman's body recovered from submerged car in pond

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Top 100 Local Stories of 2014 in Central Florida / Headline Surfer®

Divers work to recover body of woman motorists in New Smyrna Beach pond in 2014 / Headline Surfer®Drowning victim in submerged car / Headliner Surfer®2014 NSB submerged car drowning victim Srah Marx  / Headline Surfer® NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Attempts to save a 26-year-old Port Orange woman who lost control of her car and ended up submerged in a pond in the Venetian Bay community the afternoon of Oct. 27, 2014, proved fruitless. 

Sarah Marx was later identified in the day as the driver and drowning victim in the 11 a.m. tragedy.

It wasn't as if everyone was just standing around and doing nothing to try and save her.


Florida Press Club honors Daytona Beach internet journalist Henry Frederick with 1st place award for breaking news

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Former metro newspaper reporter among Sunshine State's most decorated in past four years with 11 overall awards for 25 stories, three blogs & top online news site with use of social media

Henry Frederick with firsat place breaking news award from Florida Press Club / Headline Surfer®Port Orange father killing hide kids wins 1st place Florida Press Club award / Headline Surfer®Woman driving SUV into Daytona Beach suef with kids inside wins 1st place breaking news award / Headline Surfer®Edgewater cops gunning down man wins 1st place award / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- One reporter was recognized by the Sunshine State's most competitive journalism organization for excellence in breaking news coverage for three Central Florida deadline stories that made national headlines.

Henry Frederick, publisher of HeadlineSurfer.com received first place in the category of "Breaking News" for three of the biggest and most shocking dealine stories of 2015 in the Daytona-Beach-Orlando metro region:

• The Port Orange father who gunned down his three kids execution-style before blowing his own brains out;

• The pregnant South Xarolina mom who tried to drown her three children by deliberately driving her SUV into the Daytona Beach surf before she jumped out;

• Two Edgewater cops who shot and killed a knife-wielding man after tasers had no impact.

And Frederick received a second place award from the Florida Press Club in the category of "Sports Feature Writing."

Kyle Busch NASCAR's comeback champ despite concrete wall at Daytona that cost him 11 races, including the 500

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Kyle Busch wins at Homestead / Headline Surfer®

HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Kyle Busch won the 2015 Sprint Cup Championship on Sunday at Miami-Homestead in spite of the severe leg injuries at Daytona International Speedway in the XFinity race that caused him to miss the next day's Daytona 500.

993. Carlos Pardo declared winner posthumously after crashing into barrier in NASCAR Mexican race in 2009

TOP 1,000 MOTORSPORT CRASHES / Headline Surfer is the award-winning 24/7 internet newspaper in New Smyrna Beach serving greater Daytona Beach via Headline Surfer.com

WORST of the Worst motorsports crashes / Headline Surfer®
Multimedia compilation of the "WORST of the Worst: Motorsport Crashes" captured on video or still images, with an emphasis on reminding fans, the corporate entities that sanction the events on safety & the need for constant vigilance in keeping drivers, crew members, emergency workers, and especially spectators, safe at racing events around the globe.
Carlos Pardo was killed in a NASCAR-sanctioned race in Mexico in 2009

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Carlos Pardo, 33, a driver in NASCAR's Corona Series in Mexico, died Sunday, June 14, 2009, after crashing while leading on the final laps during a race held at the Autodromo Miguel E. Abed Amozoc in the Mexican state of Pueblo.

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Children add new artwork tile to Votran buws stop location in Daytona / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The underpass of the pedestrian walkover between the Ocean Center parking garage and the Ocean Walk Shoppes has been upgraded with fresh art tiles created by local elementary school children.

The original art wall was created in 2002, when the pedestrian walkover was built, but time and sea air took their toll on the art tiles.

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- From what we've learned of all the atrocities in Paris and the continuing search for the ringleader, I am sickened by what these ISIS terrorists will do. I see and know in my heart they will keep spreading unless the world’s countries get together en masse  and work together to conquer them.

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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for tolerance after terrorist attacks in Paris: Hey, you jerk. We are the tolerant ones. We're the ones with the free, liberal and open societies. It's these islamic fascist barbarians who are fighting and slaughtering people for an intolerant, tyrannical society.

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EDGEWATER, Fla. -- As the world mourns the great losses in Paris, France from the cowardly and senseless attacks by ISIS, we in the United States continue to think we are safe from such incidents. Why? I just don’t know.

Surfer Kem McNair photos: Radar buoy breaks loose

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Osprey hovers over surf in New Smyrna Beach, Florida / Headline Surfer®A Coast Guard radar buoy washes ashore in New Smyrna Beach, Florida / Headline Surfer® NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Surfer and photographer Kem McNair captured a unique photo setting with an osprey and a radar buoy near the South Jetty where surfers and sharks co-exist in the curling waves.

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Florida Press Club
2015 Sports Feature Writing
2nd place, Henry Frederick
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Florida Press Club
2014 Writing - General News
2014 Writing - Minority Reporting
2nd place, Henry Frederick
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Florida Press Club
2013 General News Reporting
2013 Public Safety Reporting
2013 Religion Reporting
3rd place, Henry Frederick
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-- 2006 NE Press Assn, Enterprise Rep./Pub Safety, Safety in Our Schools,1st, Taunton Daily Gazette.
-- 2005 NE Press Assn, Env Reporting, Pipeline Hell,1st pl, J. James/Henry Frederick, Taunton Daily Gazette.
-- 2005 Suburban Newspapers of America, Inv Journalism, Pipeline Hell, 1st pl, J James/Henry Frederick, TDG.
-- 2004 Society of Prof Journalists, Florida Ch. Invest Reporting, Silent Cries, 2nd pl, Henry Frederick / DCircelli, Daytona Beach News-Journal.
-- 2004 Soc of Newspaper Editors, Invest Div, Silent Cries, hon mention, Henry Frederick / D Circelli, DBNJ.
-- 2004 Society of Prof Journalists, Fla Ch., breaking news, hon mention, Community mourns death of longtime area educator, Henry Frederick/L Trimble, DBNJ.
-- 2003, Soc of Prof Journalists, Fla Ch, 1st pl, Lawsuit monopoly justifies splitting up NASCAR, H Frederick, DBNJ.
-- 2003 Soc of Prof Journ, Fla Ch, 2nd pl, break news, The execution of Aileen Wuornos, Henry Frederick, DBNJ.
-- 2003 Fla Press Club, 2nd pl, exc in gen news writing, Property takeover may change boardwalk, Unusual cases re-ignite legal arguments on Miranda rights & Word on the street: Few police, Henry Frederick, DBNJ.
-- 2003 Fla Soc of Newspaper Editors, 3rd pl, Lawsuit: monopoly justifies splitting up NASCAR, HFrederick, DBNJ.
-- 2002 Soc of Professional Journalists, Fla Ch, 3rd pl, breaking news, Brothers on trial, Henry Frederick, DBNJ.
-- 2002, Fla Press Club, 3rd pl, exc in gen news writing, Spring Break: Collision Course, Lawsuit: Monopoly justifies splitting up NASCAR," & Behavior nets police chief two-week unpaid suspension, HFrederick, DBNJ.
-- 1998 Soc of Prof Journ, Fla Ch, 2nd pl, break news, Little boy: He shot and killed my friend, H Frederick, DBNJ.
-- 1998 Soc of Professional Journalists, Fla Ch, hon men, James K. Batten Award for Public Service, Spring Hill, Henry Frederick, DBNJ.
-- 1992 NY State AP, spot news, hon mention, Two charged in gas station slaying, HFrederick, The Journal-News.

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