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Headline Surfer YouTube download / AP video / (10 Aug 2018) Some NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump.

Trump tweets NFL anthem warnings / Headline SurferJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Are you ready for some football?

How about more of President Trump vs. NFL players protesting during the National Anthem?

Trump renewed tweets against NFL players protesting during the national anthem during pre-season NFL contests,  writing in part in the second of two tweets earlier in the day Friday, "The NFL players are at it again - taking a knee when they should be standing proudly for the National Anthem."

 

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A year ago, it was Ricky Stenhouse who won the war of attrition and NASCAR's signature July race under the lights at Daytona International Speedway.

It was Stenhouse who be the cause of attrition Saturday night with the "Big One" that claimed half the field. But it was a little-known driver, Erik Jones, who passed the reigning series champion, Martin Truex Jr by .125 of a second at the finish line to win the Coke Zero Sugar 400.

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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.

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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.

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Members of Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach join with PTA to spruce up the grounds of elementary school

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. - Members of the Rotary Club of Downtown Ormond Beach joined with PTA members to spruce up the grounds of Ormond Beach Elementary School prior to its opening for the school year.

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YouTube download / ASP video / Highlights of this day in history for March 6: The Alamo falls; The Dred Scott decision brings America closer to Civil War; Renaissance artist Michelangelo born; Walter Cronkite leaves 'The CBS Evening News'; Ed McMahon and Rob Reiner born / 

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YouTube download / AP video / Fast-food giant McDonald's, which has relied on frozen patties since the 1970s, says workers will now cook up fresh beef on the grill when preparing its signature Quarter Pounders / March 6 /

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Massachusetts line crews raced to restore power to many communities before another Nor'easter hits the region Wednesday, WHDH reports. The region was hit with a storm last week that caused major flooding and power outages / March 6 /

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YouTube download / AP video / Drivers in the Minneapolis area found themselves stuck in the snow as a winter storm blew in on Monday. Many major roads in South Dakota were shut down and hundreds of flights were cancelled at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport/ March 6, 2018 /  

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YouTube download / AP video / A suspect died and two police officers were wounded in a shootout early Monday in the lakeside Idaho resort town of Sandpoint, authorities said / March 6, 2018

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Youtube download / AP video / The families of the 17 Florida high school massacre victims called on the state legislature to pass a bill they believe would improve security at the state’s public schools / March 5, 2018 / 

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