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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jim Foster, who was the fourth president of Daytona International Speedway, has died after a 10-year battle with alzheimer's disease. He was 91.

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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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Memorial Day Forecast: 70% chance of rain, but for those planning to hit the beaches anyway in Daytona, New Smyrna, Ormond, Ponce Inlet & the Shores, here are safety tips from Volusia County

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Melbourne are predicting a 70 percent chance of rain on Memorial Day for Central Florida, but that won't keep people from hitting the beaches.

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Far cry from monster in movie Jaws: Mount Dora fisherman bitten by 3-foot lemon shark after freeing it from hook in Ponce Inlet; boy, 12, bitten in Daytona

PONCE INLET, Fla.  -- So much for kindness: a 3-foot Lemon shark turned around and nipped a Mount Dora man on the foot after the fisherman went through the trouble of releasing it from his fishing hook on Sunday, the second of two shark-bite incidents reported over the Memorial Day weekend.

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2017 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (96-100)

Countdown of the Headline Surfer Top 100 stories of 2017...This sgment: 96-100
96. Biker Danny Eslick wins third Daytona 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danny Eslick took his third Daytona 200 win on Saturday, March 18, after making a last lap pass in turn four of Daytona International Speedway.

Videos

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YouTube download / AP video / Stephen Curry hit nine 3-pointers - a new NBA Finals record - and scored 33 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 122-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night. The Warriors now lead the Finals 2-0 (June 4).

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YouTube download / AP video / Chris Hill, the former chief negotiator in denuclearization talks with North Korea says he’s skeptical that a summit will happen soon. He warns a summit without an agreement worked out a lower levels leaves both sides with no place to go (May 25).

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YouTube download / AP video / Survivors of last week's shooting at a Texas high school are pleading for gun safety measures, saying no one should go through what they experienced (May 25).

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Headline Surfer YouTube download / AP video / Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin says President Trump’s remarks that NFL players who don’t stand for the national anthem shouldn’t play or be in the country is not American (May 24).

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YouTube video download / Donald Trump cartoon for 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner, which the president skipped Saturday for the second time.

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YouTube download / AP video / President Harry Truman relieves Gen. Douglas Mcarthur of his command in Asia; Napoleon Bonaparte banished to Island of Elba; American soldiers liberate first Nazi concentration camp; Idi Amin deposed as Uganda's President; Apollo 13 blasts off (April 11).

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