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Megabus coming to Daytona

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Megabus coming to Daytona

- Private operator to add stop for daily city-to-city service in front of Tanger Outlets mall. Clayton Park @ClaytonPark3 DAYTONA BEACH — Tanger Outlets is getting a bus route after all. Four months after the Volusia County Council rejected a proposal to add a Votran stop at the busy outlet mall here on the east side of Interstate 95, the Daytona Beach City Commission on July 19 approved a request by Megabus Southeast LLC to install a bus stop on city-owned property along Cornerstone Boulevard
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau makes cover of Rolling Stone

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau makes cover of Rolling Stone

- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau graced the cover of Rolling Stone this week, and the pop culture magazine put forth a provocative question in its headline: “Why Can’t He Be Our President?” The prime minister is among other world leaders to make the cover of Rolling Stone, including former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, MSN reported. In an article published online Wednesday, writer Stephen Rodrick contrasted Trudeau’s style with that of President Donald Trump, comparing the two politicians’ views on health care, the environment and marijuana
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Florida woman dies days after boyfriend’s slaying, birth of twins

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Florida woman dies days after boyfriend’s slaying, birth of twins

- Tragedy struck a Florida family within days, leaving three children without their parents. Days after a man was shot and killed, his girlfriend died from complications after giving birth to twins. On July 11, 26-year-old Jevaughn Suckoo was found shot and killed in the West Palm Beach apartment complex where he lived with his nearly 2-year-old daughter and pregnant girlfriend, Stephanie Caceres
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Pakistan’s prime minister resigns after being disqualified from office

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Pakistan’s prime minister resigns after being disqualified from office

- Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was disqualified from office Friday by the country’s Supreme Court after a corruption probe into his family wealth, CNN reported. A spokesman said Sharif resigned despite having reservations about the court order. The court said that Sharif was dishonest to the Pakistani parliament and judicial system, a panel of five judges ruled unanimously Friday. “He is no more eligible to be an honest member of the parliament, and he ceases to be holding the office of prime minister,”Judge Ejaz Afzal Khan said in court
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Disney legend, visionary Marty Sklar dies at 83

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Disney legend, visionary Marty Sklar dies at 83

- Disney Imagineer Martin A. “Marty” Sklar, who helped craft the vision that produced Walt Disney World and Epcot, died Thursday, the Walt Disney Company announced in a blog post. He was 83. Sklar worked at Disney for 54 years and "was instrumental” in helping Walt Disney create and expand his vision for theme parks. “Everything about Marty was legendary – his achievements, his spirit, his career,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company
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Trump tweets: Senators ‘let the American people down’

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Trump tweets: Senators ‘let the American people down’

- President Donald Trump reacted swiftly on Twitter after the Senate rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama’s health care law, saying the senators who voted “no” early Friday morning “let the American people down.” Three Republican senators -- John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine -- voted with Democrats to defeat the measure
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Retired Florida judge celebrates 87th birthday by swimming from Alcatraz to SF 

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Retired Florida judge celebrates 87th birthday by swimming from Alcatraz to SF 

- SAN FRANCISCO Beach grew up in Santa Monica, California, and put himself through the University of Tampa by working in a Tampa strip club, the Tampa Bay Times reported in 2008. He graduated from the Stetson College of Law in 1958. He took up swimming in his 30s after quitting chain-smoking cold turkey. Beach is no stranger to strenuous athletic endeavors
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VIDEO | Some residents want less talk, more action from Wilmington's police chief, others will give him a chance

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VIDEO | Some residents want less talk, more action from Wilmington's police chief, others will give him a chance

- As Wilmington Police Chief Robert Tracy meets residents, some are willing to give him a chance, others are saying talk is cheap. "I'm just tired of the talk and no action," said one concerned resident who didn't want to give her name because she fears for her safety, and outlining the issues in the city. The east side says she has has heard the talk before, and the drug issue in her neighborhood--she lives across the street from a school--is horrible
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Dozens of crawdads crawl through New Mexico neighborhood

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Dozens of crawdads crawl through New Mexico neighborhood

- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. As Albert Valdez left his home on a stormy morning, he observed a strange scene at the end of his driveway. “As I got out of my truck, there was a crawdad walking down the middle of the street,” Valdez told KRQE. “(And) as I walked around, I saw crawdads walking all over the street.” Valdez grabbed a bucket and began collecting the crayfish, KRQE reported
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Eubanks wins again, advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals

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Eubanks wins again, advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals

- Christopher Eubanks, an Atlanta native and rising senior at Georgia Tech, defeated the favored Jared Donaldson in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, on Thursday evening. Eubanks will face Ryan Harrison in the quarterfinals. Harrison narrowly avoided an upset by John Millman earlier in the day. His match went almost three hours, and the weather forced an hour and-a-half suspension that in turn pushed Eubanks’ start time back a couple of hours
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“His Double Life” aims to reflect real life, raise suicide awareness

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“His Double Life” aims to reflect real life, raise suicide awareness

- On Saturday, Aug. 26, the play “His Double Life” will take the stage for one night only in Macon. Although it originally debuted in 2011, producer and writer Nial Martin, founder of No Jive Productions, says there has never been a better time to revive a play he hopes will start a dialogue in families about love, identity and acceptance. The play stars Robyn Charles, the youngest daughter of Georgia singer and pianist Ray Charles
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VIDEO | 3 arrested after robbery, shots fired in Westover Hills

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VIDEO | 3 arrested after robbery, shots fired in Westover Hills

- Three robbery suspects have been arrested after a chase that involved shots fired in Westover Hills. New Castle County Police were called to the 1100 block of Westover Road--just outside Wilmington city limits--for reports of a robbery at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017. Officers said they located a person matching a suspect's description, and when they attempted to stop the suspect, gunfire was exchanged between the officer and the suspect
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20-year-old tries to steal police car with officer still inside

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20-year-old tries to steal police car with officer still inside

- City police have arrested a 20-year-old man listed as a student at Eckerd College in St. Petersberg who they say tried to steal a running police car from the Fort Pierce Police Station — with the officer still inside. According to a department report, Aaron Rodriguez III told officers he tried to steal the car July 17 so he could have a ride home
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A look back: Luxurious hotel helped shape early history of the Grand Strand

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A look back: Luxurious hotel helped shape early history of the Grand Strand

- MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Some locals might have seen signs around the Grand Strand for Arcadian Lakes, Arcadian Towers, or condos called The Arcadians. They might know where Arcadian Shores Golf Course is, or maybe know people who live in the Arcadia Ridge neighborhood. But the name “Arcady” may be unfamiliar to many Myrtle Beach residents. In fact, Arcady is the name of a planned development that might have changed the face of the Grand Strand had it ever been built
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Maryland woman gets Medal of Valor for baseball field heroism

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Maryland woman gets Medal of Valor for baseball field heroism

- President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Valor on Thursday to five law enforcement officers who responded to a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia last month. The three Alexandria, Va., police officers and the two U.S. Capitol Police officers received a standing ovation when they entered the East Room at the White House. They included Special Agent Crystal Griner of the Capitol Police, a Gwynn Oak resident who graduated from a Howard County high school and played college basketball at Hood College
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New Tesla model due out Friday

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New Tesla model due out Friday

- It’s not just another sedan, auto industry observers are saying. It’s the California automaker’s bid to boost sales and invade territory long held by General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and others. “Tesla has much to celebrate with the delivery of the first Model 3s, but the high-profile electric car maker faces a challenge like never before,” Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for car marketplace Autotrader, said in a statement
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Alarmed National PTA to Georgia PTA: We can’t allow you to further tarnish our brand

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Alarmed National PTA to Georgia PTA: We can’t allow you to further tarnish our brand

- After a power play that ousted a popular president and caused local units to consider abandoning the Georgia PTA, the state leadership now seems bent on self-destruction. Already on probation, the group has run afoul of National PTA again by its clumsy manipulation of the election process. In a strong letter sent today, National PTA warns the state attorney general may be brought in if Georgia PTA does not clean up its act
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Concussion testing no longer mandatory for Howard County public school athletes

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Concussion testing no longer mandatory for Howard County public school athletes

- For the first time since 2010, student athletes participating in high school athletics in Howard County this fall will not be required to participate in ImPACT concussion baseline testing. This testing will now be conducted on a voluntary basis, still available to any athletes who choose to participate in the program — which is designed to provide tangible data to help determine when it is safe for an athlete to return to play in the event of a head injury
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  • Maryland woman gets Medal of Valor for baseball field heroism
    Maryland woman gets Medal of Valor for baseball field heroism

    , baltimoresun.com

    President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Valor on Thursday to five law enforcement officers who responded to a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia last month. The three Alexandria, Va., police officers and the two U.S. Capitol Police officers received a standing ovation when they entered the East Room at the White House. They included Special Agent Crystal Griner of the Capitol Police, a Gwynn Oak resident who graduated from a Howard County high school and played college basketball at Hood College
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Sports

  • Concussion testing no longer mandatory for Howard County public school athletes
    Concussion testing no longer mandatory for Howard County public school athletes

    , baltimoresun.com

    For the first time since 2010, student athletes participating in high school athletics in Howard County this fall will not be required to participate in ImPACT concussion baseline testing. This testing will now be conducted on a voluntary basis, still available to any athletes who choose to participate in the program — which is designed to provide tangible data to help determine when it is safe for an athlete to return to play in the event of a head injury
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  • Amazon to offer Sprouts groceries through Prime Now same-day service
    Amazon to offer Sprouts groceries through Prime Now same-day service

    , ajc.com

    Fresh off its announced acquisition of Whole Foods Market, Amazon said Wednesday it has now partnered with Sprouts Farmers Market to offer one- and two-hour delivery of products from the high-end grocer to its Prime members in the Atlanta area. The new offerings from Sprouts under Amazon’s Prime Now service comes as the e-commerce giant pushes deeper into its plans to offer same day delivery of more products, including fresh foods
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  • Families of Ohio State Fair victims release statement - | WBTV Charlotte
    Families of Ohio State Fair victims release statement - | WBTV Charlotte

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    COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) - The families of three people injured at the Ohio State Fair released a joint statement Thursday. Two of three patients at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center remain in critical condition, the other patient remains in serious condition after multiple surgeries. "We want to thank the community for its outpouring of concern for our loved ones who are being treated at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
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  • Baltimore mother mourning murdered son has message for others in the game: 'You've got to get out'
    Baltimore mother mourning murdered son has message for others in the game: 'You've got to get out'

    , baltimoresun.com

    The last time they were together, Nicol Waters and her son Vincent talked bluntly about his involvement in Baltimore’s criminal underworld, and their shared desire that he get out before it got him killed. The younger Waters, 24, who went by “Bellz” and was a father of four children under 5, told his mother, “I just need to do something else, but I don’t know how to take care of my family
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Pastor’s profane blog post on healthcare on point, say other Triangle pastors
    Pastor’s profane blog post on healthcare on point, say other Triangle pastors

    , newsobserver.com

    John Pavlovitz isn’t the only Triangle minister who thinks Sen. John McCain’s recent brain cancer diagnosis is the perfect opportunity to push for universal health care. But they might not use the same words. Pavlovitz, who heads up the teen ministry for North Raleigh Community Church Downtown, wrote on his blog last week that using McCain’s diagnosis to talk about the fact that not all Americans have equal access to health care “isn’t disrespectful, it isn’t in poor taste, and it isn’t political opportunism – it’s the godd--- point
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Promising 25-year-old country singer killed in crash after performing at a county fair
    Promising 25-year-old country singer killed in crash after performing at a county fair

    , ajc.com

    A 25-year-old country singer died in a UTV crash early on Sunday after performing at a Nebraska county fair with her band. Fans mourned the death of Abby Nicole (née Abby Uecker) in the wake of her death at the Thayer County Fair in Deshler. The singer passed away at around 5:30 a.m. after authorities responded to a report of an injured woman about an hour earlier, News Channel Nebraska reports
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Education

  • Back to school: Vaccine requirements for Georgia students
    Back to school: Vaccine requirements for Georgia students

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    Are vaccinations on your back-to-school checklist? If a child is entering daycare, Head Start, pre-K/kindergarten, middle school, college or enrolling in a Georgia school for the first time, a completed Certificate of Immunization will need to be on file at the school within 30 days of enrollment. A temporary medical exemption can be granted for up to one year for specific vaccines
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Travel & Recreation

  • High-end on the horizon: Luxury hotels coming to Daytona
    High-end on the horizon: Luxury hotels coming to Daytona

    , news-journalonline.com

    Clayton Park @ClaytonPark3 DAYTONA BEACH — This city may claim the World's Most Famous Beach, but one thing it's historically lacked is a wide selection of high-end hotels. That's starting to change. Three new hotels, all describing themselves as either "four-star" or "upper-tier," are set to open in the next few months, with three more expected to open between late next year and 2020
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  • Saturday Dancing in the Park and Food Truck Festival in Glasgow is rained out
    Saturday Dancing in the Park and Food Truck Festival in Glasgow is rained out

    , wdel.com

    If you were hoping to lace up your dancing shoes and feast on the offerings at the annual Glasgow Park Dancing in the Park and Food Truck Festival this Saturday, you'll be disappointed. The event is canceled because of rain. New Castle County officials say with soaking rain in the forecast, organizers decided to cancel the event to give the public and the vendors as much notice as possible
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Motoring

  • New Tesla model due out Friday
    New Tesla model due out Friday

    , ajc.com

    It’s not just another sedan, auto industry observers are saying. It’s the California automaker’s bid to boost sales and invade territory long held by General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and others. “Tesla has much to celebrate with the delivery of the first Model 3s, but the high-profile electric car maker faces a challenge like never before,” Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for car marketplace Autotrader, said in a statement
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Media & Information

  • Donald Trump's Boy Scouts of America speech sparks social media firestorm
    Donald Trump's Boy Scouts of America speech sparks social media firestorm

    , ajc.com

    GLEN JEAN, W.Va. On Monday, President Donald Trump ventured to West Virginia to speak at the annual Boy Scout Jamboree, which drew tens of thousands of scouts. During his speech, Trump bashed the media and former President Barack Obama and boasted about his election victory, calling Nov. 8, 2016, “a beautiful date.” At one point, Trump mentioned meeting New York developer William Levitt at a cocktail party
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