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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Team Penske’s Joey Logano has retaken the championship points lead with his win at Michigan and would love to have that good mojo translate into a first career victory at Sonoma (Calif) Raceway - with a longer course on Sunday. 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A crash that brought out the safety car in the final race of the 1997 Formula 3 racing season in Fuji, Japan, where a young driver moving up fast from the back, Takashi Yokoyama, had failed to slow down in time, hitting a car in front of him and launching his own racing machine into the air before it tore through a signboard killing him instantly.

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When it comes to having fun, Florida 2nd to California; among U.S. cities, only Las Vegas ranks ahead of Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A new study says Florida is the nation’s second most fun state behind only California. And in terms of cities, Les Vegas is tops followed by Orlando.

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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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Authorities say they have found nine bodies and are only looking for one more person among a group who got swept up in a furious flash flood in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona. (July 17)

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As the UK grapples with an increase in acid attacks, one victim has spoken out about about how a night time assault changed his life. (July 17)

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More than a century since the first successful transit of the treacherous Northwest Passage, the AP journeys through the Arctic’s melting sea ice to explore impacts of climate change on one of world’s most remote and fragile environments. (July 17)

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Brian Gertler is a resident director at Greenville University in Illinois and lives in an apartment in a freshman dormitory. His dog Dudley's barking was keeping students awake at night, so Gertler trained the dog to bark in a whisper. (July 17)

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US Army General John Nicholson confirmed the killing of Abu Sayed - the head of the Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan. Nicholson said Sayed was killed in an airstrike in Kunar province. (July 15)
 

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Tens of thousands joined a national unity march in Istanbul on Saturday, converging at the iconic July 15 Martyrs' Bridge to mark the anniversary of the failed military coup attempt that 250 people died resisting. (July 15)

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