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What shall we do now?

What shall we do now?

There are few surprises in Washington, D.C., politics. We’ve been reduced to exhausting ourselves determining when this administration is being hyperbolic, using “alternative facts” or attempting to use “facts” – without adding “alternative” to their assertions. Has any other president been so disrespectful to his (co-equal) judiciary when he doesn’t like its decisions? Has there […]

HIIT is best way to slow aging process

HIIT is best way to slow aging process

High-intensity interval training requires short bursts of intense aerobic activity, intermixed with longer stretch of moderate exercise. BY ANA VECIANA-SUAREZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS Lace up those sneakers. Exercise – specifically high-intensity interval training – slows down the aging process. A new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism noted that any kind of exercise is better […]

Home remedies for colds: What works, what doesn’t

Home remedies for colds: What works, what doesn’t

MAYO CLINIC NEWS NETWORK/TNS Cold remedies are almost as common as the common cold, but are they effective? Nothing can cure a cold, but there are some remedies that might help ease your symptoms and keep you from feeling so miserable. Here’s a look at some common cold remedies and what’s known about them. What […]

Volusia has highest rate in state of pregnant smokers

Volusia has highest rate in state of pregnant smokers

Volusia County has a higher rate of mothers who smoke during pregnancy than Florida. according to a special report released by the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia). The report analyzes the distribution and prevalence of smoking and pregnancy and compares rates from 2011 through 2015. “Every child should make it to their […]

Spruce Creek Hawks ready to fly on the track

Spruce Creek Hawks ready to fly on the track

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Spruce Creek Hawks girls track team is usually one of the area’s best. Last season they won the Five Star Conference and finished third in their district. The Hawks have won the conference 15 out of the last 16 years. This year they have finished first or second in […]

Volkswagen Group of America celebrates African-American racers

Volkswagen Group of America celebrates African-American racers

BY DARCY KOHN SPECIAL TO THE NNPA NEWS SERVICE In celebration of the contributions of African-Americans in auto racing, the Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) welcomed the Black American Racers (BAR) to Volkswagen’s headquarters in Herndon, Va., for an inspiring “Lunch and Learn” and the reveal of the team’s newly refurbished Formula Super Vee race […]

Coach has Sweet 16-bound Gators surging at right time

Coach has Sweet 16-bound Gators surging at right time

BY CHRIS HAYS ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Gators coach Mike White has been a bit of a soothsayer lately. He peers into his crystal ball and figures out exactly what the Gators need to do to be successful. His clairvoyance is uncanny and his players are latching onto the message at the perfect time. The Gators limped […]

Tryouts scheduled for Junior Lifeguard Program

Tryouts scheduled for Junior Lifeguard Program

Youths between 9 and 15 can enjoy beach activities while learning lifesaving techniques during Volusia County’s Junior Lifeguard Program. Tryouts for the popular summer camps begin May 6. Professional lifeguards will offer participants a chance to learn about water safety and first-aid techniques during week-long camps in June and July. Junior lifeguards will also take […]

NCNW announces winners of 12th Brain Bowl

NCNW announces winners of 12th Brain Bowl

The Daytona Beach Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) staged its 12th annual NCNW Black History Brain Bowl recently at Daytona State College. Participants in the event included teams from Volusia County schools and community organizations. Students competed in two divisions for prizes that includes laptop and all-in-one computers, Kindles and other […]

Early Learning Coalition to host Duck Race

Early Learning Coalition to host Duck Race

The Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties (ELCFV) will present its fourth annual Duck Race in Daytona Beach Saturday, April 8. Individuals can sponsor a rubber duck in a race down Rose Bay at Hidden Treasure Tiki Bar & Grill. All the proceeds from this event will be donated to benefit ELCFV and […]