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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- "Always ... Patsy Cline." opens Nov. 19, at the Little Theatre and has six showings only. It's based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with a Houston housewife and avid fan, Louise Seger.

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Editor's Note: The following was written by Reed Markham, associate professor, Daytona State College, New Smyrna Beach campus:

Are your children listening? This is a question many New Smyrna Beach educators ask each school year.

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DAYTONA BEACH -- An 18-year-old Mainland High School football player was killed Saturday night after he lost control of his car on Nova Road while drag racing and flipped the vehicle which then crosse the median and collided with an oncoming vehicle, a police communications official confirmed early this morning.

Tevin Nathan Only, a senior and Daytona Beach resident, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 8:30 p.m. crash.

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EDGEWATER -- Just call it the double G: The Edgewater Public Library, 103 Indian River Blvd., is holding is hosting free classes this month to help residents cultivate their green thumbs, aka gardening, and trace their family roots, aka geneology.

Master gardener Jackie Jones will discuss “Arrangements from the garden” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9. This is part of a monthly casual gardening series presented by the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension.

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DELAND -- Internationally acclaimed author and media critic Dr. Jack Shaheen, a former CBS News consultant on Mideast affairs, will present his documentary film, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Stetson University.

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 Editor's Note: The following was written by New Smyrna Beach resident Heidi Hales-Eldridge, shown in the middle of the photo, along with Paul Eldrige and Brennon Hales-Eldridge for their upcoming January marathon to fight leukemia and lymphoma:

Hello Friends, Family, Business Owners & Community Members,

Welcome to our Team In Training Team home page.

http://pages.teamintraining.org/ncfl/wdw11/CancerFightingGators

Paul, Brennon and Heidi are training to participate in the Walt Disney World Half and Full Marathon in January 2011 as members of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Team In Training.  All of us on Team In Training are raising funds to help stop leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma and myeloma from taking more lives.

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Courtesy photos/VCBJ / Gloria Prinz, 33, of DeLand, as shown in far left mug shot, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 3, in New Smyrna Beach on charges of DUI and multiple counts of possessing prescription pills. Here she is in the smaller mug shot from her Oct. 16 arrest on charges of driving with a suspended or revoked license and two counts of possession of schedule II substances.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- It looked like a pharmacy in the trunk of a DeLand woman’s car when a Volusia County Sheriff’s sergeant looked inside after pulling her over due to her erratic driving, an agency spokesman said. Gloria Prinz was arrested on several charges Wednesday afternoon to include DUI and possessing prescription drugs for sale when a traffic stop in New Smyrna Beach revealed nearly 1,000 prescription pills obtained from 16 different doctors.

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PORT ORANGE -- A 10-year-old boy struck by a pick-up truck while trying to cross Taylor Road for Spruce Creek Elementary School, remained in critical condition overnight at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Port Orange police said.

Douglas Ethan Swayze, a fifth grader, was running in the crosswalk toward the school in the 600 block of Taylor just after 7 a.m. when he was struck by a Chevy pick up driven by 60-year-old Michael Schoenbeck. Indications are the driver was driving within the posted speed of 45 mph and it was still dark outside, Assistant Police Chief Wayne Miller said, based on an initial investigation that is ongoing.

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Editor's Note: The following was written by Edgewater Fire Services Capt. Jill Danigel, that agenvy's spokrswoman:

EDGEWATER -- Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 7, and marks the 23rd anniversary of the "Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery" program, sponsored by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs, which reminds us to change and test the batteries in our smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This message is simple and the habit can be lifesaving.

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  US Senator
  . Votes % of votes counted
Marco Rubio (REP) 79597 50.04
Kendrick B. Meek (DEM) 33849 21.28
Charlie Crist (NPA) 43213 27.17

  US Representative District 3
  . Votes % of votes counted
Michael "Mike" Yost (REP) 1978 50.16
Corrine Brown (DEM) 1815 46.03

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