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YouTube download / AP video / (11 Nov 2018) The recounting of Senate and gubernatorial ballots is underway in Florida's second most-populous county after it fixed problems with its machines.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Amid continuing partisan political rancor from both sides, the court-mandated recounting of ballots for US senator and Florida governor was well underway Sunday in Broward County and across the Sunshine State.  

The recount of 700,000 votes in Broward, the second most populous of Florida's 64 counties, was delayed for three hours early on early on because a machine wasn’t registering all ballots when it was tested. GOP party observers on hand insisted all the machines and that task was carried out in earnest.

 

Motorsports

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Richard Petty's greatest rival in the heyday of old-school NASCAR racing was David Pearson, the two combining for 10 Daytona 500 victories.

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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.

Education

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Port Orange Mayor Don Burnette tags along with Spruce Creek Elementary kids in National Walk to School Day

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Being the face of municipal government for Port Orange Mayor Don Burnette entails some really exciting duties like sitting through long-winded city council budget hearings, posing for grip-and-grin ribbon cuttings and sitting some more for the steady diet of community chicken dinner events.

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YouTube download / AP video / (1 Oct 2018) An attorney for the rapper Cardi B says she has received a summons in connection with a fight at a New York strip club last month. The rapper had no comment as she left a Queens police station Monday flanked by two bodyguards.

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YouTube download / AP video / (14 Sep 2018) Paul Manafort's lawyer says the former Trump campaign chairman cut a deal with prosecutors "to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life."

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YouTube download / AP video / (14 Sep 2018) House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi slammed President Donald Trump for dismissing death toll in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.

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YouTube download / AP video/Peter Hamlin / A look at how Puerto Rico became a U.S. territory and how its residents became American. 

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YouTube download / AP video / (14 Sep 2018) Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, bringing a life-threatening storm surge and hurricane-strength winds to the North Carolina coast. The storm is expected to head toward Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in the coming hours.

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