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EDGEWATER -- Three dogs perished when a family's garage at 1581 Boyce Circle caught fire Oct. 19, Edgewater Fire DEepartment officials reported.

Upon arrival that Sunday night , the crew of Engine 57 found a detached garage, 200 feet from the main residence, fully engulfed in flames, said Lt. Jill Danigel, also the department's fire marshal.

The fire was quickly extinguished and no damage occurred to the home.

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Well its less than a week to election day so who are we going to choose?

Here it is the baseball game of politics the Democrats versus the Republicans. We are in the 7th inning and the Democrats are leading
3 to 1 in the top of the 8th.

The Democrats score 1 run the Democratic fans go wild making the score 4 to 1. Then it's the bottom of the 8th inning Republicans score 1 run
to make the score 4 to 2 as the fans twirl their white towels.

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Can you imagine actively applying for a job every day for more than 700 days?

That is what John McCain and Barack Obama are doing. It has to be a tremendous stress and strain, emotionally, physically, and mentally. Just imagine traveling throughout the entire country day in and day out, making speeches, shaking hands, kissing babies, and eating on the run.

Imagine the amount of planning for all these appearances, the amount of supporters involved, the incredible million of dollars for publicity. It is amazing that a campaign can be organized and conducted so efficiently.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- The Halifax Consort, Daytona State College’s resident early music ensemble, will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library auditorium.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Jill Biden, wife of vice presidential candidate Joe Biden, urged nearly 300 Democratic supporters at the Woman's Club of New Smyrna Beach this afternoon to take advantage of early voting before the expected Nov. 4 election-day crush.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- He's the ultimate conservative Republican. She's the ultimate liberal Democrat. You won't finfd more polar opposites in the 2008 elections than incumbent Republican Congressman Tom Fenney and liberal Democratic challanger Suzanne Kosmas.

 

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I wonder how many Americans realize that if George Bush had gotten his way with privatizing social security the Bush Administration would already have gambled away a large vestige of its citizens’ economic survival. The stock market would have gobbled it up in the last few weeks.

Unlike the unregulated profiteers being bailed out, the private citizen would be left to the mercy of whatever soup kitchen would keep him plodding along until he dropped dead from lack of everyday necessities.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Early voting for the presidential election as well as a host of local, state and national congressional races started with a bang today with 862 ballots cast at the New Smyrna Beach Library, according to the Volusia County Elections Office.

Overall, 4,241 voters took advantage of early voting on the first day. Early voting runs through Nov. 1, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

New Smyrna Beach ranked third among four Volusia library locations where voters cast their votes. New Smyrna Beach had 862 voters.

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