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Here are the individual high school grad rates for Volusia County, FL / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Volusia County School District's graduation rate is 76 percent, equivalent to a C grade. In terms of a grade, neighboring counties Seminole (80.3 percent), Flagler (80.4 percent) and Orange (81.3 percent) would all get a B- and Brevard would get a B+.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 21-year-old South Daytona man riding a motorcycle was killed in a collision with a motorist this morning on North Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach Police said.

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Chilly day on New Smyrna Beach on Monday / Headline Surfer®Photos for Headline Surfer / There wasn't much people- or vehicle-traffic action Monday afternoon on the hard sands of Daytona Beach, shown above or on New Smyrna Beach, shown here at left.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer®

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Firefighters extinguish fire from a small plane that crashed injuring the pilot / Headline SurferMap of plane crash site / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer® / This 1983 fixed-wing Beechcraft A36 Bonanza aircraft crashed into some trees in the vicinity of Venetian Bay, at Airport Road and Pioneer Trail outside the New Smyrna Beach 

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Just after 1 this morning, New Smyrna Beach Fire Department Engine 50 was dispatched for a fire outside a residence at 533 Ball St. where firefighters found a fully involved detached garage fire with impingement onto the single family residence.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Karen Collins will perform country classics, holiday music and original compositions from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

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New Smyrna Beach / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Above, a view of Daytona Beach from the Daytona Beach cam, near the Dunlawton Avenue Beach Ramp Approach in Daytona Beach Shores at 4: 11 p.m. Monday. At left, the Flagler Avenue Beach Ramp Approach at 4:12 p.m. in New Smyrna Beach.
 
By Henry Frederick
Headline Surfer
 

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- If you pay attention to what is going on in your mind, you will find that there is a near-constant stream of chatter.

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Photos for Headline Surfer / John Young, 59, is shown above in his booking mug after his arrest on felony charges of lewd and lascivious acts on a child.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- A 5-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a 59-year-old friend of the boy's family after he was allegedly caught, leading to the arrest Wednesday night of John Young, who was being held without bail in the Volusia County Branch Jail in Daytona Beach.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Perhaps John Wrightington's proudest day as a Democratic Party insider was seeing First Lady Michelle Obama stumping for her man -- President Barack Obama -- with a passionate pitch to get the vote out and return him to the White House for four more years.

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