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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.

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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?" 

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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 / Melvin Carter, the mayor of St. Paul, Minn., has called video of the arrest of a 13-year-old girl 'disheartening to watch' and wants a thorough investigation into the matter (October 3). 

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for Oct 4: Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, is launched into orbit by the Soviet Union; U.S. Blackhawk helicopters shot down in Somalia; Silent movie comedy star Buster Keaton born; Rock singer Janis Joplin dies of drug overdose.

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YouTube download / AP video / Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire says "I anticipated having to sit in front of some committee sometime to discuss it," when asked if he was 'shocked" about what he read in the whistleblower complaint (Sept. 26).

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YouTube download / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for Sept 27: Warren Commission concludes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in JFK's assassination; Taliban captures Afghanistan's capital; First steam locomotive to haul passengers; 'The Tonight Show' premieres.

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YouTube download / AP video / Giants manager Bruce Bochy always figured he'd be fired before he could step away on his own terms. "I guess I beat them to it," he joked this week, his last as manager in San Francisco (Sept. 24).

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YouTube download / AP video / The U.S. Navy confirms the authenticity of three videos some say shows alien spacecraft darting around the skies; Navy says they don't know exactly what the objects are (Sept. 23).

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