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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.

THE BEACHES

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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?" 

Education

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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 / 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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YouTube download / AP video / Former President Jimmy Carter can still draw a crowd, and he does each time he teaches Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Ga (Nov. 11).

 

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YouTube download / AP video / A video posted online shows police in Hong Kong shooting at least one protester as demonstrators disrupted the morning rush hour on Monday (Nov. 11).

-- Henry Frederick, Headline Surfer, Daytona Beach, Sanford, Orlando, Fla. 

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for Nov. 4: Militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and seize its occupants; Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is assassinated; Soviet troops move in to crush the Hungarian Revolution in Eastern Europe; Baseball hall-of-famer Cy Young dies; Rapper and producer Sean "Diddy" Combs is born.

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YouTube download / AP video / A large stream of water gushed from the side of a Philadelphia skyscraper over the weekend, at One LibertyPlace, soaking the sidewalk below, and the reason wasn't immediately clear (Nov. 3).

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YouTube download / AP video / Victoria State Country Fire Authority rescues a dog named Jimmy from a steep cliff in Australia (Oct. 21).

 

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