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LOS ANGELES -- Capt. America rides no more: Peter Fonda, who starred in the iconic 1969 hippie biker movie, has died of respiratory failure due to lung cancer. He was 79.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The ultimate movie that tells the tragic story of the triumph for NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip and the tragedy of Dale Earnhardt's crash-marred death in the 2001 Daytona 500 hits theaters next month. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Alex Caffi's 1991 season in Formula 1 driving was dreadful, punctuated by a bad wreck in a practice run for the Monaco Grand Prix that saw his Footwork Porsche shattered in a collision, though somehow he escaped serious injury.

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Surfer, 18, bitten on foot by a shark Sunday in New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- An 18-year-old surfer from Merritt Island suffered a shark bite to his foot Sunday while surfing in the waves near the South Jetty, Volusia County Beach Safety officials said.

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Father's Day no joy for dozens stung by jellyfish at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- More than 70 swimmrs were treated on site for jellyfish stings on Father's Day at the World's Most Famous Beach.

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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?" 

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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.

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YouTube download / AP video / The Los Angeles Fire Department has used a helicopter to hoist a fallen horse from the bottom of a steep hillside. The horse was lifted to a large corral and lowered onto its side for a veterinary exam (Aug. 9).

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YouTuibe download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for Aug. 7: U.S. embassies bombed in E. Africa; Congress OKs powers to expand the Vietnam War; The Battle of Guadalcanal begins; Kon-Tiki ends its journey; Comedy icon Oliver Hardy and news anchor Peter Jennings die.

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for Aug. 3: Christopher Columbus sets sail; Europe slides further into World War I; A Cold War case heats up Capitol Hill; Air traffic controllers in the U.S. go on strike; NBA founded; Singer Tony Bennett born.

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YouTube download / AP video / A longhorn steer being led through downtown Colorado Springs, Colo., for a cattle drive event got loose and ran into a building before being lassoed.

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YouTube download / AP video / President Donald Trump says he thinks the confirmation process for his nominee, Congressman John Ratcliffe of Texas, for director of national intelligence would have been a "long, hard slog."

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YouTube download / AP video / Authorities in Texas say a Dallas-area police officer accidentally shot and killed a woman when he repeatedly fired at a dog that was running towards him.

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