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Top 500 Wrestlers Ranked: 'American Dream' Dusty Rhodes 25th best among the greats Henry Frederick Sat, 06/13/2015 - 03:05
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Dusty Rhodes snapshot / Headline Sufer®Dusty Rhodes remembered by WWE on Twitter / Headline Surfer®DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes is ranked 25th best among the top 500 greatest wrestlers of the past 65 years.

The HeadlineSurfer.com column Wrestling ReWind presents its latest top 500 poll in honor of Rhodes, who died Thursday in Orlando, reportedly after a fall. He was 69.

The 25th ranking among the top 500 wrestlers truly demonstrates Rhodes' standing among the pro wrestling greats.

Rhodes, with his roly-poly girth, was not a hulking figure like the immortal Hulk Hogan, No. 1 of the top 500 wrestlers in the Wrestling ReWind rankings. But Rhodes played to his strengths with that girth as the "blue collar son of a plumber."

Daytona 200 bike race gets green flag for 2015 run at Speedway Henry Frederick Mon, 12/01/2014 - 15:53

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona International Speedway has reached a sanction agreement with the American SportBike Racing Association to hold the 74th annual Daytona 200 motorcycle race in 2015 during Bike Week, track President Joie Chitwood announced today.

Headline Surfer Endorsement: Webster Barnaby for Deltona City Commissioner Henry Frederick Fri, 02/08/2013 - 04:36
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DELTONA , Fla. -- Webster Barnaby wants to bring "integrity, jobs and prosperity" to the table as his platform for Deltona City Commissioner (Dis 2). We believe he will try and do just that.

2016 COLD CASE: Sanford cops ask public's help in solving Halloween murders of 2 brothers gunned down in mom's home by masked intruder 5 years ago

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SANFORD, Fla. -- A real-life horror story brought a bunch of cop cars to a house in the 200 block of Hays Drive just before 9 p.m. Halloween night five years ago while families with kids in costumes were winding down from the fun of trick or treating in the neighborhood.

Port Orange Mayor Don Burnette now rooting for Atlanta Braves to win the World Series with his beloved Tampa Rays out of the MLB playoffs

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PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- With his beloved Tampa Rays eliminated from the MLB playoffs by the upstart Boston Red Sox, Port Orange Mayor Don Burnette is now rooting for the Atlanta Braves to win the World Series.

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.

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.

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.