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New Smyrna Beach resident Sylvan McElroy marvels at SpaceX launch

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. --  SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission – the world’s first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit – from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Central Florida.

Spectators watch Inspiration4 SpaceX launch in Central Florida

YouTube embedding / AP video / Spectators at Space View Park in Titusville, Florida watched as SpaceX's first private flight blasted off with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor. (Sept. 16)

-- Henry FrederickHeadline Surfer - Daytona Beach, Sanford, Orlando, FL

 

Today in History for Sept. 16: Vietnam War deserters & draft evaders receive conditional amnesty

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YouTube embedding / AP video / Highlights of this day in history for Sept. 16: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Mexico pushes for independence; Opera star Maria Callas dies; Blues great B.B. King born.

-- Henry FrederickHeadline Surfer - Daytona Beach, Sanford, Orlando, FL

House Dems propose legislation to curb presidential abuses in wake of Trump presidency

YouTube embedding / AP video / House Democrats say they will vote on legislation this fall to curb the power of the president, an effort to reign in executive powers that they say former President Donald Trump flagrantly abused. (Sept. 21)

-- Henry FrederickHeadline Surfer - Daytona Beach, Sanford, Orlando, FL

Biden Admin using COVID rules to deport Haitian migrants

YouTube embedding / AP video / The Biden Administration is using a pandemic-related authority adopted by former President Donald Trump in March 2020 to immediately remove Haitian migrants from the U.S. without an opportunity for them to seek asylum. (Sept. 21)

-- Henry FrederickHeadline Surfer - Daytona Beach, Sanford, Orlando, FL

Sanford cops: Man arrested in domestic shooting incident at sprawling Village Lakes Apartments

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By HENRY FREDERICK / Headline Surfer

SANFORD, Fla. -- Sanford Police arrested Keldron Leron Waddy, 32, in connection with the domestic shooting incident that occurred on Sept. 15 at the sprawling Village Lakes Apartments complex, 500 W. Airport Blvd.

Jury selection begins today for Markeith Loyd in the 2017 shooting death of Orlando Police Lt. Debra Clayton

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Jury selection is expected to begin this Friday morning for the murder trial of Markeith Loyd shooting death of Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton outside a Walmart in 2017 while he was on the run for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dison in December 2016.