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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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Ohio State University is telling students there's an active shooter on campus and they should "Run Hide Fight." The shooter was reportedly spotted at Watts Hall, a science and engineering building. Police vehicles were seen at the scene (Nov. 28).

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Published on Nov 28, 2016

Japan's trade ministry has almost doubled the estimated cost of compensation for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and decommissioning of the damaged Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear plant to more than 20 trillion yen ($177.51 billion), according to the Nikkei business daily. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific Ocean; British prime minister Margaret Thatcher resigns; Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is beaten to death; The Grand Ole Opry makes its radio debut; Comedian Jon Stewart born (Nov. 28).

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One police officer was killed and three wounded in separate U.S. cities on Sunday. An officer was killed in his squad car in San Antonio, Texas. Officers were shot and wounded in St. Louis, Gladstone, Missouri and Sanibel, Florida (Nov. 21).

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Highlights of this day in history: Thomas Edison says he's invented the phonograph; Gap revealed on Nixon White House tape; Final victim dies in America's anthrax scare; Jonathan Pollard arrested; 'Anything Goes' opens on Broadway (Nov. 21).

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There were gasps, followed by tears at a small church in northern Iraq as a group of Christians returned to their parish Sunday to find that everything had been destroyed in their church by IS (Nov. 13).

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