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State AGs, feds crackdown on mortgage fraud

State AGs, feds crackdown on mortgage fraud

Although the rate of foreclosures nationwide has declined by April, 694,000 homeowners were still in some form of foreclosure, according to CoreLogic, a leading market analyst. Unfortunately, these consumers are also the targets of businesses charging costly, up-front fees for services that are never provided. On July 23, a coordinated state and federal enforcement action […]

Another NASCAR win this season for Wallace

Another NASCAR win this season for Wallace

Black racecar driver excelled last month at Eldora Speedway NASCAR WIRE SERVICES In front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. won the 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic on July 23. Wallace, a NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate, earned his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win of the season. Wallace regained […]

Hampton’s Pierce to coach U.S. track and field team in British Columbia

Hampton’s Pierce to coach U.S. track and field team in British Columbia

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Hampton University Director of Track & Field Maurice Pierce is the head men’s coach as part of the U.S. Track & Field National Team for the 2014 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-23 Championships, which will be held Aug. 8-10 in Kamloops, British Columbia. In his 12th season at Hampton and his […]

Lewis to star in Spike TV’s ‘Coaching Bad’

Lewis to star in Spike TV’s ‘Coaching Bad’

EURWEB.COM Spike TV will team with NFL veteran Ray Lewis and anger management specialist Dr. Christian Conte to tackle the growing problem of coaches with uncontrollable anger issues in a new series, “Coaching Bad.” The show features nine coaches who have realized that they have a problem and need to do something about it before […]

Election signs are on the way

Election signs are on the way

Not to worry. The races in Volusia are heating up. BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES It’s that time of year again. Election season. However, residents in Daytona Beach may have noticed there aren’t a relatively large number of signs up throughout the city just yet. One reason is due to the type and number […]

‘A PASSION FOR PREPARATION’

‘A PASSION FOR PREPARATION’

Campbell Elementary banquet tickets on sale A banquet honoring Campbell Elementary’s legacy is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. at the John H. Dickerson Community Center, Daytona Beach. Tickets are available at W’s Beatitudes Barber Shop, 522 Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd., Daytona, or from the event organizing committee, including Opal Badie, Dorcas Butts […]

Muslims mark end of Ramadan

Muslims mark end of Ramadan

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Muslims across Volusia County celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, marking the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan. About 1,500 people came out to the celebration held in Daytona Beach. “This is one of our two most important holidays of the year,” Imam Belal […]

Backpacks for kids, music for adults at Aug. 16 Community Unity Festival

Backpacks for kids, music for adults at Aug. 16 Community Unity Festival

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A full day of live music, food and fun is in store for the entire family at the “Community Unity Festival” on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Daisy Stocking Park, 550 Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. The festival will give residents a family-friendly venue and […]

Miami jury convicts last two defendants in Medicare scam

Miami jury convicts last two defendants in Medicare scam

BY JAY WEAVER THE MIAMI HERALD (MCT) MIAMI — The nation’s biggest mental health scam against Medicare — totaling $200 million in false billings — ended with a quick bang Monday when the last two defendants in a long-running probe were found guilty in Miami federal court. The health care fraud convictions of Roger Bergman, […]

Brian France trying to keep NASCAR popular

Brian France trying to keep NASCAR popular

BY JIM PELTZ LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski remembers slamming into a rival’s car in Phoenix a few years ago, only to be summoned after the race by officials who scolded him for being too aggressive on the track. Then NASCAR Chairman Brian France, the third generation of his family to run […]