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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.

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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?" 

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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 / Animal hospitals are caring for koalas that were injured in a massive brush fire in Australia. Some of the rescued animals have burned paws and singed fur. 

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history (Nov.12): Josef Stalin consolidates power in USSR; World War II's naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins; Women's rights pioneer Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Actress-turned-royalty Grace Kelly and singer Neil Young born.

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YouTube download / AP video / SpaceX launched 60 mini satellites Monday, the second batch of an orbiting network meant to provide global internet coverage. The liftoff marked an unprecedented fourth flight of a booster for SpaceX. 

 

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YouTube download / AP video / Veteran U.S. coach Rick Pitino praises the quality of basketball players in Greece after taking over the country's national team and its effort to reach the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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YouTube download / AP video / Snowfall hitting the Midwest is taking its toll on air travel in Chicago as one plane trying to land at O'Hare International Airport slid off the runway. Chicago's aviation department says more than 440 flights have been canceled at the airport (Nov. 11). 

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YouTube download / AP video / An Associated Press investigation has found that thousands of people in the U.S. may be at risk from aging dams that are in poor condition. The two-year investigation identified 1,688 'high hazard' dams in 44 states and Puerto Rico (Nov. 11).

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