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Tornado rips through Salisbury, MD / Headline SurferYouTube download / Headline Surfer video / The National Weather Service says the storm that blew through Salisbury, Maryland, on Monday was most likely a tornado. Local reports say trees were split, cars were overturned, and homes and buildings were damaged. No serious injuries were reported. (Aug. 8)

SALISBURY, Md. -- The Weather Channel reported cars were overturned and trees and utility poles were downed Monday after a likely tornado touched down in Salisbury, Maryland, according to officials. The storm hit around 1:40 p.m., leaving a heavy concentration of damage near Salisbury University and along South Salisbury Boulevard, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

While looking at some of the damage, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day remarked, "it's not good here." 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR has announced that Brent Dewar is being elevated to the position of President of NASCAR effective immediately.

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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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TripAdvisor's family travel site: Ponce Inlet's beach makes Top 10 US listing

PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has released its annual list of the "Best Beaches for Families" in the US and Ponce Inet is on it.

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2016 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (11-15)

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. 

Among the top 5 contenders for the No. 1 story of the year in no particular order so as not to spoil the surprise: The Pulse gay nightclub terrorist massacre; the ugliness of the presidential election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton; the continuing saga over homelessness in Daytona Beach; records tied or broken in NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway and Daytona Beach yet again leading Volusia County in homicides. 

So far Headline Surfer has presented recaps for stories ranked 16-100. Previous segments have come in story recaps of 10, but now that the countdown has arrived at the top 20, this current segment captures stories ranked 11-15. Then it will be 10-6, 5-2 and then No. 1 by itself. So without further delay, here are story recaps 11-15:

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Daytona State College awarded $20,000 grant to launch database technology associate degree

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona State College has been awarded a $20,000 grant to develop a new associate of science degree program in database technology as part of an American Association of Community Colleges collaboration with the National Science Foundation called MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education.

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Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan is wounded in an assassination attempt; The U.S. reaches a deal with Russia to buy Alaska Territory; Actor James Cagney dies; Musician Eric Clapton born. (March 30)

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Friends and family of late pop star George Michael gather at London's Highgate Cemetery for funeral. (March 29)

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Twelve people were killed and three others were injured Wednesday when a pickup truck slammed head-on into a van carrying 14 senior members of a Texas Hill Country church on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas, authorities said. (March 29)

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Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg convicted of Cold War espionage; Lt. William Calley, Jr. convicted in the Vietnam War's My Lai massacre; U.S. troops leave South Vietnam; Attorney Johnnie Cochran dies. (March 29)
 

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Highlights of this day in history: An accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant; former President Dwight Eisenhower dies; The Spanish Civil War ends; Maria von Trapp of 'Sound of Music' fame dies; Singer Reba McEntire born. (March 28)
 

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Authorities in Cape May County rescued a marine mammal that found itself in some trouble. The North Wildwood Fire Department stepped in to help one dolphin that could not get back out to sea. (March 21)

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