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Former child star Erin Moran, who played Joanie Cunningham in the ABC sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," was found dead Saturday by emergency personnel after authorities in Harrison County, Indiana rceceived a 9-1-1 call. She was 56.

 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Relive all the drama of the 2017 Daytona 500 right here: Just click on the YouTube video for the complete running of the Great American Race held Sunday Feb. 26, from Daytona International Speedway in front of a capacity crowd of 101,000 die-hard NASCAR fans.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Running second with a few laps left on June 12, 2013, Jason Leffler was involved in a crash during a sprint car heat race at the 58-mile Bridgeport Speedway in  Logan Township, NJ, resulting in his  his car suffering a front suspension failure that caused it to crash into a wall and flip over repeatedly.

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Turtle Day set for April 29 in Ponce Inlet

PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Enjoy some close encounters with endangered sea turtles and other marine life during the 15th annual Turtle Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Marine Science Center, 100 Lighthouse Drive.
 

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Georgia woman bitten on thigh by shark in shallow waters off New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — A 51-year-old Georgia woman is recovering back home after she was bitten in the thigh by a shark on Wednesday as she swam in about 3-foot-deep water.

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2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (16-20)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Headline Surfer is counting down the Top 100 stories of 2016 in the greater Daytona Beach, Sanford and Orlando metro area otherwise known as the I-4 corridor of Central Florida through Volusia, Seminole and Orange counties. 

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Daytona State College to hold job fairs

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – More than 100 employers combined will be on hand seeking to fill open positions on Tuesday, and again on the following Tuesday, April 18, when Daytona State College's New Smyrna Beach-Edgewater and Daytona Beach campuses host spring job fairs.

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Two Detroit officers were shot Sunday night by a 19-year-old man who may have believed his family's home was being burglarized. Police Chief James Craig told reporters the shootings appear to be "an unfortunate situation." (April 17)
 

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Highlights of this day in history: Tenth anniversary of the Virginia Tech shooting: Gunman kills 32 students and faculty; Country's deadliest industrial accident in Texas; Vladimir Lenin returns to Russia after years of exile; Charlie Chaplin born; Prince Andrew and Duchess of York announce divorce; Rolling Stone release debut album; Michael Jordan plays last NBA game. (April 16)

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On this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln assassinated; Titanic strikes iceberg; First videotape demonstrated; Loretta Lynn born. (April 14)

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The Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Ill. welcomed its first fawn in 37 years Wednesday with the arrival of a male offspring of the reindeer "Bunny."

The unamed fawn was standing within an hour of its birth. Bunny and her mate, Karl, arrived at the zoo in 2015 and 2016 and are featured in the Hamill Family Wild Encounters exhibit. The last time a fawn was born at the zoo was in 1980.

This fawn's antlers should start to show in a few months.

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Highlights of this day in history: Peace talks conclude in Northern Ireland with Good Friday agreement; the Titanic sets sail; F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' published; Comedian Sam Kinison killed. (April 10)
 

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Dozens gathered outside a church north of Cairo on Sunday, after a bombing killed 25 people and wounded another 71 inside, according to Egyptian officials. (April 9)

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