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New Year's Message from Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry: 'Hope that unity will be theme that binds us as a community'

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- With the the clock ticking forward to New Year's, Mayor Derrick Henry has a clear-cut message for his tourism-driven city that is home to the World's Most Famous Beach and Daytona International Speedway.

Merīkurisumasu: 200 Japanese workers take part in Tokyo Santa Parade

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YouTube download / AP video / Around 200 Japanese office workers took part in the 10th annual Santa parade in Tokyo on Friday. Decked out in the traditional red outfits and white beards, they marched through the capital's Marunouchi business district spreading holiday cheer. (Dec. 23)

Merīkurisumas or Merry Christmas in Japanese is a way to introduce a cool tradition in Tokyo: Specifically in reference to the 10th annual Santa Parade that involved 200 Japanese office workers dressed in the traditional Santa suit along with white beard. The parade was in Tokyo's Marunouchi business district

2017 ReWIND: Top 100 Stories for greater Daytona, Sanford & Orlando (96-100)

Countdown of the Headline Surfer Top 100 stories of 2017...This sgment: 96-100
96. Biker Danny Eslick wins third Daytona 200

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Danny Eslick took his third Daytona 200 win on Saturday, March 18, after making a last lap pass in turn four of Daytona International Speedway.

Deltona toddler drowning victim identified; VCSO ignores media outlet's request for incident report

DELTONA, Fla -- The Volusia County Sheriff's Office has identified Colynn R. Mertz, a 2-year-old boy (DOB 6/20/2015), of 2066 Dalton Ave., Deltona, as the victim of drowning in the family pool at that location Wednesday afternoon. 

Feds: Ex-State Rep. Dwayne Taylor of Daytona sentenced in US District Court in Orlando to 13 months in prison

ORLANDO, FLA. – U.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza earler today sentenced former Florida House of Representatives member Dwayne L. Taylor,  50, of Daytona Beach, to 13 months in federal prison for wire fraud.