Motorsports

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona International Speedway has undertaken a new project to further improve the infield for the Rolex 24 At DAYTONA and NASCAR Weekends.

"Daytona International Speedway is putting the construction vehicles to work as the 'World Center of Racing' has undertaken another improvement project in the infield that will provide benefits to the fan experience for Rolex 24 At Daytona and NASCAR weekends," DIS spokesman Andrew Booth said in a press release.

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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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Volusia County's Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet welcomes 1 millionth visitor

PONCE INLET, Fla. -- Nobody is certain whether it was the toddler, Haven, or her baby sister, Hazel, in the stroller with an assist from dad, as to who was actually first through the door.

In the grand scheme of things, it's the Kolluri family of Monroe, La,. officially counted as the 1 millionth visitor Wednesday through the doors of the Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet.

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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:

Education

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Gov. Rick Scott appoints Edgewater businesswoman to Daytona State College Board

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott has announced the appointment of Sarah Dougherty, an Edgewater businesswoman, to the Daytona State College District Board of Trustees.

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Trump Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway reiterated her comments that President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Chief of Staff was 'imminent' as he continues to take counsel in the Trump Tower in New York on Sunday (Nov. 13).

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Incumbent Jason Davis and primary winner Ed Kelley, mayor of Ormond Beach, square off in the third of three Headline Surfer Public Candidate Debates on Friday, Oct. 21, at the BFFAR (Bikers for First Amendment Rights) social club in Holly Hill, FL, in the race for Volusia County Chair. 

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Volusia County Council District 4 candidates Heather Post and Al Smith take off the gloves in a no-holds-barred Headline Surfer Public Candidate Debate, the second of three held Friday, Oct 21, at the BFFAR (Bikers for First Amendment Rights) social club in Holly Hill, FL. 

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Billie Egger Wheeler goes it alone in the first of three Headline Surfer Public Candidate Debates on Friday, Oct. 21, at the BFFAR (Bikers for First Amendment Rights) social club in Holly Hill, because her opponent in the race for Volusia County Council District 2, Willie J. Kimmons, is a no-show amid rape allegations dismissed against him, but an order of protection hearing by the alleged victim scheduled after the election... 

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Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated; Taliban regime flees Afghan capital; President Bill Clinton to pay Paula Jones; Alabama's top judge removed amid Ten Commandments flap; 'Lion King' opens on Broadway (Nov. 13).
 

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Actor Jon Voight praises Donald Trump at the world premiere of new film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." (Nov. 11)

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