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To promote neighborhood improvement and beautification, as well as to spur private investment in the core of the city, building permit and inspection fees are being waived for commercial and residential properties within the borders of Mason Avenue to Shady Place and Nova Road to Ridgewood A…

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Daytona Beach City Hall will be the site of a Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 31. From 5 to 8 p.m., kids can trick or treat around decorated vehicles and enjoy free games, a pumpkin patch, face painting and more.

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Growing up on the island of Jamaica, Soleih Gooden would always go along on rides to the local airport, whether she was traveling or not. “I loved the environment,” said Gooden, who is now a senior in Aviation Business Administration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s David B. O’Maley…

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The Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune statue, which is headed to National Statuary Hall in Washington D.C., arrived in Daytona on Wednesday.

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The Rev. Vernetta Yvonne Gary-Chavis, a Daytona native and one of the first interns to land a permanent job from then Bethune-Cookman College’s newly instituted internship program, died on Sept. 18. She was 68.

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Hundreds of people turned out on Saturday, Oct. 6 for Midtown Love Day. Organizers hope it will become an annual event.

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The Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune statue arrived in Daytona Beach Wednesday morning from Italy. The statue will be on temporary display at the News-Journal Center and an unveiling ceremony is Oct. 11. The statue will be permanently displayed in National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

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The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is hosting the regional Path 4 Hope Virtual Summit on Oct. 12, 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. The audience for the summit includes people working in the fields of substance use prevention and treatment, overdose prevention, an…

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TALLAHASSEE – Minimum wage workers in Florida will get a voter-approved pay boost this week, while about two dozen new laws kick in, including a regulatory framework for electronic cigarettes.

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Black leaders are urging minorities to attend meetings and participate in the process.

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NEW YORK — R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem "I Believe I Can Fly," was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children.

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KIGALI, Rwanda — The man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” for saving hundreds of his countrymen from genocide was convicted of terrorism offenses Monday and sentenced to 25 years at a trial that human rights watchdogs and other critics of Rwanda’s repressive government have described as …

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TALLAHASSEE - State Rep. Webster Barnaby, R-Deltona, filed a proposal Wednesday that aims to follow Texas’ lead in blocking physicians from performing abortions if there is a “detectable fetal heartbeat.”

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TALLAHASSEE – Rep. Paul Renner formally became the next speaker of the Florida House on Tuesday, as the Palm Coast Republican prepares to move into one of the most powerful positions in the state after the 2022 elections.

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B-CU has acknowledged that it is cutting ties with its National Alumni Association and is planning to create its own “Direct Support Organization.’’ An attorney for B-CU sent a letter on Sept. 17 to the NAA, asking that “in its current form to be dissolved.’’ The letter was in response to on…

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Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) has acknowledged that it "is moving towards establishing a Direct Support Organization'' and has asked its current National Alumni Association to dissolve.

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The Alabama A&M Bulldogs edged the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 30-27 in a hard-fought battle in front of a crowd of 4,173 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday night.

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When planning a potential home remodeling project, the list of decisions to make may feel nearly endless. Ultimately, you may find the most important decision is choosing a  trustworthy team of professionals to complete the job.

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WASHINGTON — Star gymnast Simone Biles denounced the FBI for turning “a blind eye” to the sexual abuse she and other young athletes suffered at the hands of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar in emotionally powerful testimony before a Senate panel Wednesday.

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The Volusia Remembers Coalition will pay tribute to Lee Bailey during a tree-planting ceremony and a virtual event.

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TALLAHASSEE – A federal judge Wednesday rejected a request by parents of disabled children to block Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to prevent school districts from requiring students to wear masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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