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Towering bridge an iconic sight in tourism-driven Daytona Beach that is emerging from the year-long dreadful pandemic Henry Frederick Thu, 06/03/2021 - 21:00
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Memorial Day is three days in the rear window of time as this tourism-starved mecca remains etched in the thoughts of locals and day trippers alike. 

Forecast: Mostly sunny skies through Sunday at the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona

Create: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 06:17
Author: Sera King
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- There's a 30 percent chance of showers around mid-day today if you are headed to the World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona, but otherwise, the forecast is looking great through the weekend.

BREAKING NEWS: Joel Greenberg pleads guilty to paying 17-year-old girl for sex & 5 other felony charges

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Asked by a federal judge earlier today in US District Court in Orlando if he understood a cooperation agreement that he signed pleading guilty to child sex trafficking and five other felonies would not allow him to withdraw his pleas when he comes up for sentencing, Joel Greenberg, the disgraced former Seminole County Tax Collector responded, "I do." 

BREAKING NEWS: Ann McFall, who held three prominent Volusia County leadership posts, died today at 68

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DELAND, Fla. --  Ann McFall, described as a "champion for Volusia County" died this morning, according to Lisa Lewis, her successor as Supervisor of Elections, in a social media posting.

Picturesque in The City Beautiful: Swan Saturday in Downtown Orlando Henry Frederick Sat, 04/17/2021 - 14:55
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Photo for Headline Surfer / What a scene setter in Downtown Orlando with this snapshot on Twitter asking Y'all - visitors and Central Floridians alike to name a more iconic trio than these majestic swans dubbed #SwanSaturday. 

Roman Reigns retains WWE Universal title during 2nd night of Wrestlemania at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium with limited fans due to COVID-19

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TAMPA, Fla. -- Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the WWE was forced to hold its marquee pay-per-view event, Wrestlemania, over the past two nights with Roman Reigns retaining his Universal championship in a triple threat match over Edge and Daniel Bryan to close out the show Sunday night at Raymond James Stadium.

Lawyer says Congressman Matt Gaetz 'not feeling comfortable'

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Joel Greenberg, former Seminole County, FL tax collector, and an associate of Congressman Matt Gaetz's is working toward a plea deal with federal prosecutors investigating a sex trafficking operation, potentially escalating the legal and political jeopardy facing the Florida congressman.

Happy Easter Y'all near & far from pro-wrestler-turned-politician Matt Morgan & family here in Central Florida

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LONGWOOD, Fla. -- Matt Morgan, a giant of a man at 7-feet tall and 315 pounds, wraps his thick muscular arms around the Easter Bunny as a show of love to set the example for his young son, Jackson.