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Steve Bannon fired from Trump hite House / Headline SurferYouTube download / AP video / Steve Bannon, a combative and unorthodox Republican, is leaving the White House. President Donald Trump accepted his chief strategist's resignation on Friday, ending a turbulent seven months in the White House. (Aug. 18)

Steve Bannon is gone from the White House, but on the way out pledged to "go to war" for President Trump. He returns to Breitbart, the ultra conservative news site.

Others forced out of the Trump administration include Sally Yates, acting attorney general, fired Jan. 30Michael Flynn, national security advisor, resigned Feb. 13; Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, fired March 11; James Comey, FBI Director, fired May 9; Michael Dubke, White House communications director, resigned May 30; Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, resigned July 21; Reince Priebus, chief od staff, resigned July 27; and Anthony Scaramucci, White House communications director, fired July 31.

 

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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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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:

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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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Authorities say they have found nine bodies and are only looking for one more person among a group who got swept up in a furious flash flood in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. (July 17)

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As the UK grapples with an increase in acid attacks, one victim has spoken out about about how a night time assault changed his life. (July 17)

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More than a century since the first successful transit of the treacherous Northwest Passage, the AP journeys through the Arctic’s melting sea ice to explore impacts of climate change on one of world’s most remote and fragile environments. (July 17)

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Brian Gertler is a resident director at Greenville University in Illinois and lives in an apartment in a freshman dormitory. His dog Dudley's barking was keeping students awake at night, so Gertler trained the dog to bark in a whisper. (July 17)

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US Army General John Nicholson confirmed the killing of Abu Sayed - the head of the Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan. Nicholson said Sayed was killed in an airstrike in Kunar province. (July 15)
 

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Tens of thousands joined a national unity march in Istanbul on Saturday, converging at the iconic July 15 Martyrs' Bridge to mark the anniversary of the failed military coup attempt that 250 people died resisting. (July 15)

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