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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.

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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 / Thousands of protesters marched and gathered at State House on Saturday in a call for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to stand down. (Nov. 18)

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YouTube download / AP video / Wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore says he won't step down in the face of sexual misconduct allegations. (Nov. 17)

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YouTube download / AP video / Vice President Mike Pence laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Solidier in Arlington National Cemetery Saturday, just one of many events held around the nation's capital to commemorate Veterans Day. (Nov. 11)

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YouTube download / AP video / Houston Astros players climbed atop fire trucks and rode through the streets of downtown Houston in a parade honoring their World Series title. (Nov. 3)

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YouTube download / AP video / White House's Sarah Huckabee Sanders is continuing to criticize a Dem. Congresswoman who said the president made insensitive comments to the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger. "As we say in the south: All hat, no cattle," she said Friday. (Oct. 20)

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YouTube download / AP video / Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. (Oct. 20)

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