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Local students get credit for keeping Daytona Barnes & Noble open

Posted on - By Erica Breunlin [email protected]

Shaina Belsky’s third-graders light up as they learn.Until you threaten to take away their favorite bookstore.“I was really sad and devastated,” third-grader Ben Upchurch said, recalling the moment he learned Daytona Beach’s Barnes & Noble was in danger of closing, with the store’s lease set to expire at the end of the year.His classmates, gifted students at Tomoka Elementary School in Ormond Beach, felt the same way. But […]