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Headline Surfer YouTube download / AP video / Three more ambulances were seen leaving the area around the flooded cave in northern Thailand where members of a youth football team have been trapped for more than two weeks. 8 of the 12 boys have been brought out of the cave system by divers. (July 9)

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A year ago, it was Ricky Stenhouse who won the war of attrition and NASCAR's signature July race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway.

It was Stenhouse who be the cause of attrition Saturday night with the "Big One" that claimed half the field. But it was a little-known driver, Erik Jones, who passed the reigning series champion, Martin Truex Jr by .125 of a second at the finish line to win the Coke Zero Sugar 400.

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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.

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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.

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YouTube download / AP video / Teachers protesting for more classroom funding have finished a more than 100-mile weeklong march from Tulsa to Oklahoma City. The state's largest school districts will remain closed Wednesday for an eighth consecutive day (April 10).

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YouTube download / AP vide / Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday that she doesn't think repealing the Second Amendment is possible while speaking at a news conference in Los Angeles. She was responding to an essay written by retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. (March 27)

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YouTube download / AP video / President Donald Trump said he signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, just hours after saying he was considering a veto. He said he's disappointed in the bill, but the "incredible" gains for the military outweighed the idea of a veto.

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of Today in History for March 19: US launches 2003 attack on Baghdad; Televangelist Jim Bakker quits ministry due to scandal; Nevada legalizes casino gambling; Bob Dylan's debut album is released. 

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YouTube download / ASP video / Highlights of this day in history for March 6: The Alamo falls; The Dred Scott decision brings America closer to Civil War; Renaissance artist Michelangelo born; Walter Cronkite leaves 'The CBS Evening News'; Ed McMahon and Rob Reiner born / 

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YouTube download / AP video / Fast-food giant McDonald's, which has relied on frozen patties since the 1970s, says workers will now cook up fresh beef on the grill when preparing its signature Quarter Pounders / March 6 /

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