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DELAND, Fla. -- The Voluia County Council is in session on the dais in the Frank T. Bruno, Jr. Chambers with County Chair Ed Kelley or Ormond Beach presiding. You can watch by clicking the live stream video above.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two of the leading politicians are welcoming race fans to today's Daytona 500 -- Volusia County Chair Ed Kelley, the former longtime Ormond Beach mayor, elected to the lead countywide seat in 2016, and Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry, re-elected in the same election cycle as Kelly for his second four-year term. 

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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.

THE BEACHES

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Surf warming up at World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Volusia County Beach Safety flew the yellow flag today on the World's Most Famous Beach® and along the Volusia County coastline.

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Carcass of partially-eaten shark washes up on New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- Typically it's the shark that bites the human, but this time around, the carcass of a partially-eaten shark washed up on New Smyrna Beach over the weekend, a beach safety official said. 

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2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (31-40)

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. This segment includes No.'s 31-40.

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Lorene King leaving NASCAR Foundation for similar duties at Daytona State College

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona State College has tabbed Lorene King as its new leader for fundraising and grants.

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Highlights of this day in history: Bruno Richard Hauptmann convicted in the Lindbergh baby kidnap-murder; The World War II bombing of Dresden begins; Konstantin Chernenko becomes Soviet leader; Peter Gabriel born; Waylon Jennings dies. (Feb. 13)

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Highlights of this day in history: South Africa frees Nelson Mandela; Allied leaders in the last months of World War II sign the Yalta accords; Ayatollah Khomeini's followers seize power in Iran; inventor Thomas Edison born. (Feb. 11)
 

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Today in history for Feb. 4: 1974 – The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst in Berkeley, Calif.

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U.S. President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto did not manage to meet in person last week, but they stood side by side at the Mexico City Wax Museum. Nathan Frandino reports.
 

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On Feb. 2, 2007, tornadoes killed 21 people in central Florida.
 

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- With Friday's Trump inauguration in the rear mirror, ta women's march against the 45th president has taken center stage on Saturday in the nation's capital.

"A platform of hate and division assumed power yesterday," actress and activist America Ferrera told marchers.  "But the president is not America. His cabinet is not America. Congress is not America. We are America!"

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