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YouTube download / AP video / Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss demeanor became an internet sensation, has died at age 7. The famous feline had millions of social media followers and her owners say she helped "people smile all around the world." (May 17)

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- Defending NASCAR champion Joey Logano gave President Donald Trump a racing helmet and a miniature trophy during a brief ceremony honoring the Penske team driver Tuesday outside the White House and president responded by giving him and his team a walk-through of the Lincoln Bedroom. 

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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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Steve and Beth Bibeault: Daytona-area husband & wife celebrate their birthdays at World's Most Famous Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- What better way to celebrate your 50th birthday than at the World's Most Famous Beach? 

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Volusia County: Rare Kemp’s ridley sea turtle spotted on the beach in Ponce Inlet

PONCE INLET, Fla -- A rare Kemp’s ridley sea turtle was spotted on the beach Thursday, and based on photos, it's believed the nesting turtle was initially tagged in 2005, revisited Volusia County in 2010, 2012, twice in 2017, and yet again here in 2019.

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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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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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ORLANDO, Fla. -- They were the original all-girl teen rock band of the late 1970s -- The Runaways -- with two breakout stars in the Big '80s and continuing today -- Joan Jett and Lita Ford. 

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YouTube download / Spark video / Malcolm Campbell and Henry Segrave push for the world land speed records in the 1920s and 1930s in locations like the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Donald Trump asked him numerous questions about Russia's alleged interference in the US election, and he said there are no grounds to think Russia interfered in the US election. (July 8)

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steiger dies. (July 9)

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On this date of July 2, 1776: The Continental Congress adopts a resolution severing ties with the Kingdom of Great Britain although the wording of the formal Declaration of Independence is not approved until July 4.

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Nicole Kidman says she considered giving up acting when pregnant with her daughter Sunday Rose, but her mother convinced her to keep going. (June 27)

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