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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- L. Ronald Durham, one of greater Daytona Beach's foremost black ministers, was just 17 years old when he learned in his history class back in Passaic, N.J. that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated while standing on the balcony of a hotel in Memphis, Tenn. That was 50 years ago today.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- More than six months after Hurricane Maria walloped Puerto Rico, thousands still remain without electrical power, and that has Zenaida Denizac feeling frustrated, even with reports there may be the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel.

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DELTONA, Fla -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office has identified Colynn R. Mertz, a 2-year-old boy (DOB 6/20/2015), of 2066 Dalton Ave., Deltona, as the victim of drowning in the family pool at that location Wednesday afternoon. 

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DELTONA, Fla. -- A 2-year-old boy drowned this afternoon in a swimming pool at a home in Deltona.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- Zenaida Denizac has raised $5,780 in the past 12 days for relief aid to her brethren in her hometown of Mayaquez, Puerto Rico.

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer
Column: People, Places & Things

SANFORD, Fla. -- My wife, Sera King-Frederick, is a native of Ponce, Puerto Rico, who was raised in Aguada, both communiities on the western side of the island.

She and other family members here in Sanford, Lake Mary and Orlando, have had very little contact with literally dozens of loved ones on the island, many of them forced to feek shelter, their homes reduced to rubble.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- Watch some new movies such as "Wonder Woman" "Churchill," "The Book of Henry” and a 1952 Hollywood classic in "High Noon" at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- First-term Deltona Commissioner Brian Soukup had a busy day on Monday: First he submitted his resignation from the district 5 seat on the commission he won in the 2014 elections. He submitted the resignation to the City. Then he posted it on Facebook. Then he apperared in a video on YouTube reinforcing the reasons he cited in the resignation letter.

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DELTONA, Fla. -- Welcome to Backyard Chickens 101.

Learn how to raise backyard chickens during a free program at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Deltona Regional Library, 2150 Eustace Ave.

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By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DELTONA, Fla. -- With daily temperatures hovering around 90 degrees, it’s hard to think about working outside. But it’s already time to start laying the groundwork for your fall vegetable garden.

Joe Sewards will offer tips on getting ready for the fall vegetable season from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.

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