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Police: Young boy may have drowned his toddler sisterupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 04:04:00

Florida investigators are working to determine whether a 3-year-old girl who drowned in an inflatable pool was held down by her 4-year-old brother, authorities said.

Soldier facing rape charge captured in Floridaupdated: Mon Mar 14 2011 05:59:00

A U.S. soldier who escaped Army custody while facing a rape charge in California has been returned to Los Angeles County, authorities said Monday.

Daytona's Bike Week: From CEOs to outlawsupdated: Sat Mar 12 2011 20:51:00

Daytona Beach's yearly motorcycle invasion, Bike Week, just concluded its 70th year, and the average attendees were not much younger.

Soldier facing rape charge captured in Floridaupdated: Sat Feb 19 2011 12:30:00

A soldier who escaped Army custody while facing a rape charge has been captured at Daytona Beach, Florida, authorities said. Tom Bowles: Hope springs for NASCAR brass and more mailupdated: Wed Feb 16 2011 14:25:00

"That's one small step for NASCAR, one giant leap for NASCAR-kind." OK, maybe I stole that quote from Neil Armstrong, but the suits down in Daytona Beach have been begging for a shred of positive news heading into their Super Bowl. On Tuesday, they finally got it from an unlikely source: the Nielsen ratings, which showed a slight increase from 4.4 to 4.5 for the Bud Shootout, while Daytona 500 qualifying from Sunday was up 19 percent.

CEO of dirtiest hotel: We had problemsupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 08:45:00

The president and CEO of TripAdvisor's number one dirtiest hotel says he's taking the bad publicity very seriously.

A father's sacrificeupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 10:40:00

CNN's Karl Penhaul speaks with the father of a Chilean miner who's trapped half a mile underground.

Super volunteers globetrot for Olympicsupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 22:45:00

Living just miles from Florida's Daytona Beach, Ernie Peterson had never seen a hockey game in his life when he volunteered for his first Winter Olympics. Bruce Martin: Biffle foiled by new NASCAR rulesupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 14:02:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- When NASCAR announced its 2010 season would be known for "Have at it, Boys," it didn't have in mind a road crew with shovels full of asphalt, filling a pothole on the race track of its biggest race. But that's how this year's Sprint Cup season began, and race officials can only hope things improve dramatically this weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Tom Bowles: This Daytona 500 had something for everyone -- except a time limitupdated: Mon Feb 15 2010 09:52:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The major gripe for NASCAR fans last season -- in the midst of a major dip in ratings and attendance -- was the racing had gotten too boring.

500,000 pack Daytona Beach for bike weekupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 18:29:00

People who go to Daytona Beach, Florida, by car this weekend will probably wish they hadn't -- they'll definitely stand out in a crowd.

Traffic stop leads to man believed dead since '89updated: Thu Jan 29 2009 20:48:00

A man who faked his drowning death nearly 20 years ago off a Florida beach was found out by North Carolina police who stopped him for a traffic violation, authorities said Thursday.

Dead man may be aliveupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 20:48:00

Police say a man who disappeared 20 years ago may have faked his death. WESH's Claire Metz reports.

Early voting excitement spurs marches to pollsupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 10:13:00

They were two very different groups, in two cities hundreds of miles apart, celebrating the same freedom to vote.

Father, son rescued after more than 12 hours in Atlanticupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 23:58:00

A father and son who tread water for more than 12 hours in the Atlantic Ocean before being rescued spent much of the time in the dark seas not knowing if the other was alive, authorities said Monday.

Dad thanks rescuersupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 23:58:00

A father rescued after hours treading water is overcome with gratitude to the Coast Guard.

Fay inches across saturated Florida; two drownupdated: Thu Aug 21 2008 23:38:00

Tropical Storm Fay was moving across northern Florida at a walking pace Thursday night, dropping heavy rain and threatening to stick around for at least another day in a state already struggling with flooding. Storm Fay Death Toll Hits 5updated: Thu Aug 21 2008 06:00:00

Tropical Storm Fay hobbled across Florida for a fifth day Friday as the death toll from the lingering storm rose to five in the state Floridians Battle Fierce Wildfiresupdated: Tue May 13 2008 13:40:00

Relentless wildfires burned Tuesday morning across Florida's Atlantic coast, taxing firefighters and overwhelming residents trying to save their homes with garden hoses Bruce Martin: Previewing the Daytona 500updated: Sun Feb 17 2008 01:51:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The Daytona 500 has grown dramatically since its first race in 1959, when drivers such as the legendary Junior Johnson drove into the track for the first time and simply couldn't believe its massive size. Mark Beech: Daytona 50 Years - The Beach Yearsupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 13:58:00

In the beginning... it was the age before computer simulations and seven-post shaker rigs; before spoilers and terms such as aerodynamic tinkering; and before Daytona International Speedway was even a glint in Bill France Sr.'s eye. For heaven's sake, it was even the age before fire suits -- driver Fonty Flock occasionally wore Bermuda shorts behind the wheel. Conceived on the beach and raced in the sand, NASCAR marked its first dozen years with colorful, hard-charging characters and stock cars that were really and truly stock. Drivers often raced in the cars they drove to the track, and much of the money they won was plowed into getting their ride ready for the next week's event. Things don't get much more grassroots than that. Lewis Franck: Funny tales from annual media tourupdated: Mon Jan 21 2008 15:14:00

(CHARLOTTE, NC) -- Can't believe it, but it's that time already. The 26th annual NASCAR Sprint media tour starts today (Jan. 21) in Charlotte. Govt. Lowers 2007 Hurricane Forecastupdated: Thu Aug 09 2007 11:00:00

Government forecasters minimally reduced their prediction for the Atlantic hurricane season Thursday, saying up to nine hurricanes and up to 16 tropical storms are expected to form's experts: Little E welcomes back a trusted allyupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 01:32:00's experts weigh in with their predictions for this Saturday's race in Daytona Beach, Fla. Former NASCAR chairman Bill France Jr. diesupdated: Tue Jun 05 2007 08:05:00

Bill France Jr., who transformed NASCAR from a small Southern sport into a billion-dollar conglomerate during his 31 years as chairman, died Monday at his Daytona Beach, Fla., home. He was 74.

Money Magazine: Retirement interruptedupdated: Tue May 22 2007 09:28:00

Walking along a pier in Daytona Beach with their youngest grandson on a recent Saturday afternoon, Steve and Carol Daimler stopped to see what fish the locals were catching. The fishermen wowed 10-year-old David with a big flounder they'd just landed and photos of a 500-pound, nine-foot shark they'd once caught. A time to rememberupdated: Fri Apr 13 2007 10:04:00

This is not about baseball. Or, rather, it's about so much more than baseball. When Jackie Robinson took America by the collar 60 years ago and shook it for all it was worth, he did it on a baseball field, yes. But why he did it, how he did it, the era in which it took place -- and, of course, that he did it at all -- are infinitely more important than where it happened. Then and now, the act itself was much bigger than the stage. None of us should ever forget that.

Teen, 2 boys being charged in beating of homeless manupdated: Fri Mar 30 2007 16:51:00

A 17-year-old and two 10-year-old boys are being charged with aggravated battery for allegedly beating a homeless man in Florida.

10-year-olds attack, beat homeless man, police sayupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 15:41:00

Egged on by a 17-year-old, two 10-year-old boys joined in the attack of a Florida homeless man, leaving him bruised and bloody, police said.

Florida wildfire 'contained'updated: Mon May 08 2006 17:38:00

A wildfire that threatened hundreds of homes in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, dissipated overnight and by Monday afternoon was "basically contained," said Mike Brouilette, spokesman for the city's police department.

FSB: Shot Robotupdated: Wed Mar 01 2006 00:01:00

Of all the medication errors," says Joel Osborne, the president of ForHealth Technologies in Daytona Beach, Fla., "perhaps 17% can be attributed to dispensing errors"--wrong vial, wrong patient's n...

Money Magazine: How to buy and build on rural landupdated: Mon Jan 16 2006 13:48:00

I'm willing to bet that most real estate investors have a blind spot. Call it a prejudice. You focus on buying close to large population centers, big employers and the best schools.

Business 2.0: On the Road to a Broadband Nationupdated: Sun May 01 2005 00:01:00


Florida agency issues alert for missing girl, 12updated: Mon Mar 28 2005 11:30:00

Florida officials issued an alert Monday for a 12-year-old girl, a day after she was last reported seen in Port Orange, south of Daytona Beach.

Fury of Frances set to slam Bahamasupdated: Wed Sep 01 2004 06:33:00

Hurricane Frances, a Category 4 storm, continued its path toward the Bahamas on Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.

Charley-ravaged island reopensupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 09:51:00

Florida authorities reopened Sanibel Island early Wednesday for the first time since August 12, when it was evacuated in advance of Hurricane Charley.

Fortune: Inheriting Tax Headaches PAYMENTS AND PAPERWORKupdated: Mon Apr 12 1999 00:01:00

One thing is clear from the last-minute tax-preparation questions I've received: Aging baby-boomers are starting to come into inheritances--big and small--and, having barely mastered the realm of 1...

Money Magazine: MONEY DATELINE Eight great values for weekend winter getawaysupdated: Tue Jan 01 1991 00:01:00

The trend toward shorter but sweeter trips (see Travel Wise, June 1990) is going strong -- three or fewer nights was the average for more than 50% of 1989 vacations. Add that demand to the slowdown...

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