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YouTube download / AP video / An alligator expert from Florida has caught Chicago's elusive Chance the Snapper just 36 hours after arriving in Illinois.

CHICAGO -- Frank Robb, owner of Crocodilian Specialist Services in St. Augustine, made headlines in Chicago when he answered the call from the authorities in the Windy City in capturing an alligator dubbed "Chance the Snapper" that had been on the loose at a local park for several days.

Robb took care of business early Tuesday when he captured the animal in the Humboldt Park lagoon.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Two Medal of Honor recipients, both representing the U.S. Army, will be honored during the 61st annual Coke Zero Sugar 400 Weekend (July 4-6) at Daytona International Speedway.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A crash that brought out the safety car in the final race of the 1997 Formula 3 racing season in Fuji, Japan, where a young driver moving up fast from the back, Takashi Yokoyama, had failed to slow down in time, hitting a car in front of him and launching his own racing machine into the air before it tore through a signboard killing him instantly.

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Surfer, 18, bitten on foot by a shark Sunday in New Smyrna Beach

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- An 18-year-old surfer from Merritt Island suffered a shark bite to his foot Sunday while surfing in the waves near the South Jetty, Volusia County Beach Safety officials said.

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Father's Day no joy for dozens stung by jellyfish at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- More than 70 swimmrs were treated on site for jellyfish stings on Father's Day at the World's Most Famous Beach.

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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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Volusia County School Board approves new math materials for k-5 students next year

DELAND, Fla -- The Volusia County School Board has approved the purchase of math materials for students in grades kindergarten through fifth grades.

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The justices of the US Supreme Court in a 5-4 vote late Thursday ruled that they will not allow the state to put into effect a law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. (Feb. 8)

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YouTube download / AP video / Police used a blanket to catch a kitten that fell after getting stuck high in a tree in Lufkin, Texas. The rescue was captured on one officer’s bodycam. (Feb. 6)

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YouTube download / AP video / (31 Jan 2019) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the idea of appropriating funds for President Donald Trump's border wall Thursday, telling reporters, "There's not going to be any wall money in any legislation."

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YouTube download / AP video / (31 Jan 2019) The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some places before the region begins to thaw out.

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YouTube download / AP video / (30 Jan 2019) The mayor of San Francisco swiped at the White House in her first state of the city address, saying that the city would protect transgender and immigrant rights.

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YouTube download / AP video / Venezuelans of every age, class, and profession poured into the streets of the capital city of Caracas on Wednesday, Jan. 30, to express their support for the young opposition leader who has declared himself interim president.

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