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DAYTONA BEACH -- An apparent accidental discharge while cleaning a shotgun has claimed the life of a 49-year-old Daytona Beach-area man, a Volusia County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

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DAYTONA BEACH -- The Human Services Advisory Board will meet Friday to review modifications to the 2010/2011 Community Service Block Grant program and vote on recommended changes to the advisory board bylaws.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It seems only fitting that this Daytona 500, won by 20-year-old Trevor Bayne, the youngest-ever driver to take the checkered flag, would prove to be a race that broke all kinds of records.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Trevor Bayne held off Carl Edwards to win the Daytona 500 today at Daytona International Speedway, at age 20, the youngest ever driver to take the checkered flag.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Fans and racing teams alike will remain silent during the third lap of today's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway will celebrate Dale Earnhardt’s career 10 years after his death in this very race.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The stars of “TRANSFORMERS: Dark of the Moon”– Josh Duhamel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and director Michael Bay – will serve as the grand marshals for today's Daytona 500.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- County music star Martina NcBride will sing the National Anthem for today's 53rd running of the Daytona 500. She'll also return to Daytona International Speedway to perform a 60-minute pre-race concert prior to the 53rd annual Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday night, July 2, DIS officials announced this morning.

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Photo for Headline Surfer / Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood makes big announcement in advance of the 1 p.m. start of the Daytona 500.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Just hours before the start of today's Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III announced that the 2012 race will be held a week later on Sunday, Feb. 26.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A flat tire in the closing laps might have deterred almost any other driver except Tony Stewart,  who made a late charge with the aid of outside pole-sitter Landon Cassill to steal the win from the tandem of Clint Bowyer and Dale Earnhardt Jr. by .007 seconds in today's DRIVE4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

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DAYTONA BEACH -- Police are on the look-out for a white four-door vehicle in a that struck three pedestrians -- killing one of them -- while they were standing in the median in the 900 block of Ridgewood Avenue this afternoon.

The deadly hit-and-run occurred at 4:49 p.m. The vehicle was described as possibly a Buick or Nissan and should have a broken window as a result of striking the person killed.

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