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police cancel missing boy alert

police cancel missing boy alert
Police have canceled the missing juvenile alert for a 15-year-old boy who was last seen in Daytona Beach last week. Police said John Paul Torres, also known as Polo, may have gone to the Ocean Walk Movie Theater with someone named Mike on Tuesday …
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Survey: Some Stetson faculty feel overworked, undervalued; president Libby

Survey: Some Stetson faculty feel overworked, undervalued; president Libby
Stetson University professors and administrators including President Wendy Libby (far right) walk to the Edmunds Center where 362 students from the College of Arts and Sciences received their Bachelor's Degrees on May 9. News-Journal/JIM TILLER.
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Prosecutor: Daytona Beach man ran down victim in act of vengeance

Prosecutor: Daytona Beach man ran down victim in act of vengeance
Assistant State Attorney Ryan Will described in his opening statements what the state believes defendant Michael Edmonds did the morning of May 5, 2013, in Daytona Beach. That day, 27-year-old Christopher Tyvan Farmer was killed in a parking lot just …
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Officials weigh whether to end beach driving in Daytona Beach

Officials weigh whether to end beach driving in Daytona Beach
The Volusia County Council on Thursday agreed to consider an end to driving on a stretch of Daytona Beach. Staff will draft an ordinance, which will return in five weeks. Councilman Josh Wagner, a longtime beach driving advocate, made the motion for …
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Fastfood workers protest outside Orlando McDonald's in effort to get higher pay

Fastfood workers protest outside Orlando McDonald's in effort to get higher pay
Orlando fast-food workers told WFTV they were ready to walk off the job Wednesday morning as part of an effort to get higher pay. The strike is expected to happen in more than 200 cities across America.
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Police: Suspect in Wayne Community College shooting had 'calculated plan'

Police: Suspect in Wayne Community College shooting had 'calculated plan'
Kenneth Morgan Stancil III was arrested at about 1:20 a.m. Tuesday in Daytona Beach after deputies from the Volusia County Beach Patrol found him sleeping on the beach, which is illegal. Stancil was carrying a knife at the time of his arrest, but he …
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Daytona outlet mall project making progress

Daytona outlet mall project making progress
Daytona Beach city commissioners approved four key measures last week that will keep the Tanger Factory Outlet Centers project on track and set the stage to add nearby a Sam's Club, 200-room hotel, 250 multifamily residential units, grocery store and …
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Panda Express heading for Daytona Beach: Eatery near Speedway to be

Panda Express heading for Daytona Beach: Eatery near Speedway to be
Panda Express, a Rosemead, California-based chain of Asian-themed fast-casual restaurants, plans to open an eatery on the former site of the KFC fast-food restaurant just east of the Target store near Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach.
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Sports Community Roundup: Chico freeskiers compete at Northern American

Sports Community Roundup: Chico freeskiers compete at Northern American
… Level 9 13-year-old age group Tyler Egbert placed third on floor and at the Level 9 17-18-year-old age group Greg Costa placed third on vault and second on bars. At Level 9, Reid Ross qualified to compete in the national championships in Daytona …
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