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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Sheriff Michael J. Chitwood was universally condemned by five leading former county leaders contacted by Headline Surfer for their reaction to the elected lawman's pointed description of County Manager Jim Dinneen as a "lying sack of (expletive)" in a story published Wednesday in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- This is the Bike Week scene from Main Street in Daytona via live stream around the clock by DaytonaBikeWeek.com, which has a video cam on site. You can interact with others in the live comment section by clicking the YouTube video. This is ground zero for the annual biker rally that draws several hundred thousand motorcycle enthusiasts from across the US. 

YouTube download / Daytona BikeWeek video / The sights and sounds of Daytona Bike Week 2017.

-- Henry Frederick
Headline Surfer

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It's not exactly the kind of weather for motorcyclists here in the throes of Bike Week with temps dipping into the low 6-0s, but that's far better than the snow that has blanketed the Northeast with some states like Massachusetts buried in 20 inches with white-out conditions partly to blame for three deaths, including that of a 16-year-old New Hampshire girl whose car skidded off the roadway and slammed into a tree -- killing her.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Certainly, you've heard of the jingle, "Yes! We Have No Bananas." Well bananas, sand and sardines are things we could be running out of.

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DELTONA, Fla -- Headline Surfer was not notified by the Volusia County Sheriff's Office of a homicide that occurred Saturday in Deltona in which two suspects in a Dodge Dart who were seen fleeing after gunning down a 40-year-old man in the 2300 block of Fountain Road, who was transported to Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Would you ride in a driverless ambulance? In three separate studies, about half of 1,028 US adults polled were significantly less willing to be lifted into an automated ambulance, compared with a conventional one, researchers from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Florida Institute of Technology have discovered.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Executives at Daytona Beach International Airport have helped to ‘Bring a Meeting Home’ with the American Association of Airport Executives Annual Finance and Administration conference, being held at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village March 5-7.

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Photos for Headline Surfer® / Marisha Baker and Susan Carchi, shown above, are two of five Daytona State College students in nursing or other health-related degree programs honored as Siemens Technical Scholars. Baker and Carchi are featured in breakout profiles in this story presentation.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

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Newsmakers of the Year: Forough Hosseini, Mark Geallis & Jim Dinneen / Headline SurferHeadline Surfer photos & videos / Shown Above, Volusia County Manager Jim Dinneen, Halifax Urban Ministries Executive Director Mark Geallis and ICI Homes   executive & entrepreneur Forough Hosseini, the big 3 movers & shakers behind Hope Place.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Dr. Terry Oswalt, an astronomer and chair of the Department of Physical Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University had some thoughts on the annular solar eclipse that happened in the Southern Hemisphere over the weekend.

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