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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Despite leading questions from WNDB 's Marc Bernier, Michael J. Arminio, the last-minute throw-away candidate challenging incumbent County Councilwoman Deb Denys botched an endorsement promo in what was an awkward appearance Thursday on the AM radio talk show.

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLA. -- With his proven business acumen, devotion to family and true appreciation of sun, sea, and sand, Chase Herbig is the clear-cut choice for mayor in preserving the charm of this coastal paradise.

 

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By HENRY FREDERICK Headline Surfer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - One person was killed and two others injured after lone gunman opened fire outside the Sun Plaza Motel on US this morning under cover of darkness, Daytona cops said. One man was pronounced dead sat the scene and two others transp[orted to Halifax Health Hospital with gunshot wounds, but were reported in stable condition and talking to detectives. Names of the deceased and the two other shooting victims were not released.

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Sheriff Mike Chitywood: Farce Behind the Force / Headline SurferBy HENRY FREDERICK
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- During her 2016 campaign for a seat on the Volusia County Council, former sheriff's deputy forcefully resisted claims by her opponent that she had used illicit drugs like cocaine and marijuana by her own admission in a polygraph test, a document she asserted was a forgery.

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Headline Surfer YouTube download / AP video / A rare 7-week-old white lion cub is on public display at an animal sanctuary in northeastern Texas. Luna, a white African lioness, made her debut last week at the Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary in Tyler. (July 18)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- I was driving back from an appointment about 9 p.m. when I hit speed dial on my cell phone to call a valued source: Jim Gillum, former sheriff of Pasco County and a candidate for the 2016 sheriff's race in 2016 here in Volusia County.

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DAY 309 of Sheriff Mike Chitwood's tenure in the elected office was an eye-opener to the sworn personnel in the VCSO for it was on this date - Nov. 6, 2017 - that the acid-tongued "Microphone Mike" did not mouth an acknowledgment of the 35th anniversary of the slaying of Deputy Stephen Saboda. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Despite the stepped-up vitriol by Mike Chitwood in the past two months that led to County Manager Jim Dinneen's departure, this media outlet does not share the elected sheriff's unsubstantiated claims against his targeted enemies in what clearly is an attempted power grab for his own political gain.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- No politician is going to define who we are and that includes Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood - the epitome of a power-hungry, self-serving misogynist, liar and cheater who continues to use his elected office for personal gain. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Not only did Mike Chitwood rely on Daytona's influential insiders to fund nearly two-thirds of his 2016 campaign for sheriff in 2016, the then-police chief also paid $3,000 to an ex-con for political advice. 

What better way to begin bringing Chitwood into the Sunshine and exposing his hypocrisies than today -- Friday the 13th?

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By HENRY FREDERICK
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Nancy Keefer, CCE, president and CEO of the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be named chair of the Association of Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors during the organization’s annual meeting on July 18.