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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jim Foster, who was the fourth president of Daytona International Speedway, has died after a 10-year battle with alzheimer's disease. He was 91.

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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.

Top Stories

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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.

Videos

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YouTube download / AP video / Students who survived the Florida school shooting flooded the Capitol in Tallahassee on Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change laws. (Feb. 21)

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YouTube download / AP video / Schools across the country are increasing security or closing as they deal with threats to safety in the wake of the Parkland, Florida attack. (Feb. 16)

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history: Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer gets life in prison; House lawmakers pick a president; Garry Kasparov beats IBM's Deep Blue at chess; NBA star Michael Jordan born; The Eagles release their greatest hits. (Feb. 17)

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YouTube download / AP video / Authorities say a sheriff's deputy pulled a driver from a burning car after the man crashed while speeding in suburban Detroit. (Jan. 30)

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YouTube download / Headline Surfer / AP video / Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said President Donald Trump "owes the American people some answers" about his dealings with Russia, including why a sanctioned Russian intelligence official is in the U.S. meeting with "counterparts." (Jan. 30)

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YouTube download / GlobalNews video / Former U.S. Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar full sentencing hearing.

 

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