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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. -- During the 2011 running of the 24 hours of Le Mans, driver Allan McNish destroyed the No. 3 Audi in a spectacular crash early on, careening into a retaining wall, and though some debris from the shattered car went over, it didn't cause any injuries to nearby spectators.

THE BEACHES

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Picturesque: Rolling wave at the Sunglow Fishing Pier in Daytona Beach Shores

Photo by Stevo Biebs for Headline Surfer / This picturesque scene-setter captures a rolling wave just south of the Sunglow Fishing Pier in Daytona Beach Shores on Saturday.

 

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East Central Florida Weather: Sunny skies galore in Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando with rain likely by mid-week

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- What a beautiful sunny afternoon at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona and along the other beaches of Volusia County: Skies are mostly clear with temperatures at 75 degrees and a slight breeze with east northeast winds around 5 mph.

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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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Daytona State College No. 1 in the nation for most affordable online engineering degrees

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona State College has been on a roll in terms of topping national rankings where it most matters -- affordability of degree programs.

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YouTube download / AP video / SpaceX's new crew capsule arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday, acing its second milestone in just over a day (March 3).

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YouTubbe download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history: Rodney King beaten in Los Angeles; Inventor Alexander Graham Bell born; 'The Star Spangled Banner' becomes the U.S. national anthem; 'Time' first hits newsstands; Steve Fossett's non-stop global flight (March 3).

 

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YouTube download / AP video / America's newest capsule for astronauts rocketed Saturday toward the International Space Station on a high-stakes test flight by SpaceX (March 2).

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YouTube download / AP video / Declaring climate change the nation’s most pressing issue, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid with a promise to refocus American government and society (March 1).

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Drums, dragons and dancers paraded through New York's Chinatown Sunday to usher in the Year of the Pig in the metropolis with the biggest population of Chinese descent of any city outside Asia. (Feb. 17)

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YouTube download / AP video / Police say the fired worker who killed five people at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, was able to buy the gun he used because an initial background check didn't catch that he had a prior felony conviction in Mississippi. (Feb. 16)

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