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Stetson University student Jason Sauter and his girlfriend, Nancy Vidarte.Courtesy photo / Stetson student Jason Sauter and his girlfriend, Nancy Vidarte, will report on the Royal wedding for CNN.

DELAND -- Stetson University student Jason Sauter isn't necessarily a big fan of the Royal Wedding, but his girlfriend is, and he won a CNN contest to cover it. And she's going with him.

Check out the full story as reported by the Orlando Sentinel. Click the attachment here: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/education/os-stetson-student-covers-royal-weddi20110420,0,2592632.story 

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DELAND -- A 53-year-old DeLand motorist was killed Friday when she drove her brand new Nissan into the path of a cement mixer on U.S. 92 at Old Daytona Road near DeLand, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Patricia Poeth, who was trapped in her crushed car, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 8 a.m. accident, the highway patrol said.

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DELAND – The city of DeLand and the MainStreet DeLand Association plan to host the third annual Green Affair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, on West Indiana Avenue.

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DELAND -- It's easy, anonymous and could put up to $1,000 in someone's pocket. It's the crime-fighting Crime Stoppers program, and officials investigating a pipe bomb explosion early Sunday morning near DeLand are hoping that someone with information about the incident will call the tip line and claim a reward.

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Courtesy photo / Stetson University is handing over its CFO reigns to Robert F. Huth Jr., a New England college administrator.

DeLand -- Robert Huth Jr., an experienced business and finance administrator who currently serves as executive vice president at Middlebury College in Vermont, has been named vice president for business and chief financial officer at Stetson University.

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Exclusive video by Henry Frederick / Abilene Campuzano, 12, describes the horrific situation in which a large tree fell on her family's East Kentucky Avenue home in DeLand, splitting it in two and causing her mother, Maria, to briefly lose consciousness when a branch struck her head. The tree snap was the result of a fast-moving storm that blew across Central Florida Wednesday night.The map from the National Weather Service shows the storm moving into the Atlantic Ocean after racing across Central Florida and string the Volusia County area just after 5 p.m.
 

DELAND -- Maria Capuano could hear the thunder and the bolts of lighting as she moved quickly to close the windows in her living room in hopes of keeping the suddenly driving rain inside just after 5 tonight. Instead, a huge oak tree smashed down on top, splitting the house virtually in half and knocking her briefly unconscious.

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Courtesy photo /Antonio Browning was arrested Monday on charges of breaking into a DeLand residence after he was spotted by a neighbor who alertly called 9-1-1.

DELAND -- Three minutes after receiving the call today, Volusia County Sheriff's deputies were on the scene of a burglary in progress near DeLand, an agency spokeswoman said

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File photo by Henry Frederick / Volusia County Council member Joie Alexander of Port Orange, whose district 3 seat includes New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill, advocated at Thursday's meeting fore stricter traffic enforcement on the beaches.

DELAND – With one of its members calling for more "radar guns to enforce the 10 mile an hour speed limit" on the beach, the Volusia County Council today approved a traffic-safety study in the wake of two beach-driving fatalities last year involving toddlers.

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Courtesy photos / Not since 1956 has Stetson University fielded a football team as shown here. That's about to change in less than three years. Women's Lacrosse has been added as well.

DELAND -- Are you ready for some football?

Well, then get ready for the return of Hatter Football.

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Courtesy photo / Stetson University professor Becky Oliphant tells CNN in an iReport posted on the cable giant's website on the disaster in Japan that her contigent was unhurt when the quake struck Friday, though one student got separated from the group for 90 minutes.

DELAND -- Stetson University professor Becky Oliphant and Gary Oliphant, also on the Stetson faculty, were in Japan on a week-long, business-study trip during spring break when they got caught up in the devastation of Friday's massive earthquake, prompting her to file an iReport with CNN.

Courtesy photo / Stetson contingent is all smiles before disaster struck in Japan. There were no injuries reported in the group.
"They were at Tokyo Disney meeting with an exec there when the earthquake hit," Stetson University spokeswoman Cindi Brownfield told NSBNews.Net at 2 this morning.
 
NSBNews.Net Sidebar: New Smyrna Beach church posts message on its Facebook page asking community for prayers for quake victims. Here is the link:  http://www.nsbnews.net/content/405710-new-smyrna-beach-church-requests-prayers-facebook-wake-quaketsunami-japan

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