Motorsports

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- With 12 cautions for 47 laps, the Daytona 500 dragged on for 3 and 3/4 hours before Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag to win his second Daytona 500 in a crash-marred race, that took two overtimes and 207 total laps to complete.

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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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Steve and Beth Bibeault: Daytona-area husband & wife celebrate their birthdays at World's Most Famous Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- What better way to celebrate your 50th birthday than at the World's Most Famous Beach? 

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Daytona Beach weather: Rainy Wednesday with sun returning for rest of the week

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- With an 80 percent chance of rain on Wednesday, sunny skies will return Thursday over Central Florida for the rest of the week, according to the latest forecast from the National Weather Service in Melbourne.

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New Year's Feature: Top 10 entrants for inaugural Headline Surfer Wall of Shame

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Is it possible for any elected politician or wannabe politician in East Central Florida who has outdone Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood with his incessant personal attacks on those he sees as his mortal enemy and labeling them "Scumbags?" 

Education

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Volusia County School Board approves new math materials for k-5 students next year

DELAND, Fla -- The Volusia County School Board has approved the purchase of math materials for students in grades kindergarten through fifth grades.

Videos

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YouTube download / AP video / The United States enters World War One; First modern Olympic Games open in Athens, Greece; Harry Houdini is born (April 6).

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YouTube / AP video / Washington, D.C.'s famed cherry blossoms reached their peak bloom on Monday, drawing tourists from around the world. The National Park Service says the trees should be in blossom for seven to 10 days (April 2). 

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YouTube download / AP video / The numbers of sea turtles washing up on New England beaches has spiked significantly, many stunned and unable to escape the region’s cooling winter waters (March 28). 

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YouTube download / AP video / Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks became the first woman inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, along with Janet Jackson, The Cure, Radiohead, Def Leppard, Roxie Music and The Zombies on Friday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY (March 30).

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YouTube download / AP video / A man was seen running towards the car carrying the King of Morocco Saturday as the motorcade with the king and Pope Francis drove down a main road in the Morrrocan city of Rabat (March 30). 

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YouTube download / AP video / Tear gas was fired as crowds of Palestinians demonstrated Saturday near the Israeli border fence to mark one year of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip (March 30).

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