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Mylan will sell generic version of EpiPen

Mylan will sell generic version of EpiPen

BY MARTHA FOURCADE BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Mylan NV, the drugmaker under fire for pricing its EpiPen emergency allergy shots at $600, said it will introduce a generic version in coming weeks that will halve the price. The generic EpiPen will be identical to the branded product, including device functionality and drug formulation, and cost $300 per […]

Mainland crushes DeLand in football season opener

Mainland crushes DeLand in football season opener

The local high school football season is officially underway. Click here to get a glance at some of the action on the field on Aug. 26 as Mainland High took on DeLand High at Spec Martin Stadium in DeLand. It was both school’s football season openers. Mainland plays Bartraim Trail High School in St. Johns […]

Teacher’s back-to-school rap video goes viral

Teacher’s back-to-school rap video goes viral

BY LEONOR VIVANCO CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Give the new teacher an A for effort. Dwayne Reed, who said he was “more excited than nervous” about starting this week as a fourth-grade student teacher for the fall semester at Stenson Elementary School in Skokie, Ill., made a three-minute rap video to welcome his 24 students and introduce […]

Huger sues city, alleges discrimination

Huger sues city, alleges discrimination

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When Thomas Huger applied for a job as the City of Daytona Beach’s deputy Public Works director last year, he was armed with a master of business administration graduate degree, numerous certifications and excellent performance evaluations and reviews. The current facilities construction and maintenance manager, who has a 10-year work […]

Early voting ‘going good’ in Volusia

Early voting ‘going good’ in Volusia

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Thousands in Volusia County decided to take advantage of early voting for the Aug. 30 primary. The Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website shows that 6,022 registered voters had participated in early voting as of Daytona Times’ Wednesday presstime, including 1,364 at City Island Library in Daytona Beach. That’s an […]

Rooting for academic success

Rooting for academic success

Students get handshakes and encouragement from local men during Million Father March BY DAYTONA STAFF When Turie T. Elementary School students and their parents stepped on campus Monday morning, they received warm greetings from a group of male leaders from Bethune-Cookman University and the community. The event was a continuation of the Million Father March, […]

Local officials not too worried about Zika’s impact on tourism

Local officials not too worried about Zika’s impact on tourism

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health confirmed 15 new travel-related cases of the Zika virus on Wednesday, which included one in Volusia County. The report included three each in Pinellas, Orange and Seminole counties, two in Broward and one each in Broward, Manatee and Pasco. Local officials are being cautious but […]

Hope House resident’s accomplishments celebrated

Hope House resident’s accomplishments celebrated

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Food Brings Hope celebrates and congratulates residents of the Eric Christopher DeVriese, Jr. Hope House for reaching personal and academic goals during their stay at the residence for unaccompanied and homeless youth. The doors to the Hope House opened in January 2014 and has provided for and benefited 12 unaccompanied […]

Community News

Community News

Love Fest set for Aug. 27 The Third Annual Love Fest is scheduled for Aug. 27 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 849 Derbyshire Road in Daytona Beach. This is a free community event, which is about restoring unity in the community through community partnership awareness. Free food, haircuts and health screenings will be […]

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