Motorsports

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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.

Videos

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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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"John Wick," "Dragon Tattoo" star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56; "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki's home destroyed by California wildfire; Michael Moore donates $10,000 to Shakespeare in the Park. (June 28)
 

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Highlights of today in History for June 28: An assassination in Europe sparks World War I; Elian Gonzalez and his father leave for Cuba; Boxer Mike Tyson disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Richard Rodgers and Mel Brooks born. 

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Highlights of this day in history for June 23: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die.

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Portugal on Sunday mourned at least 61 people killed in the deadliest wildfire in memory. Almost 24 hours after the deaths, the blaze was still raging across the forested hills of central Portugal with almost 900 firefighters battling it. (June 18)

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Protesters crowd the streets, and at one point block a highway following the acquittal of officer Jeronimo Yanez. (June 17)

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