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Where In The World Is John Belushi? The Disappearance Of A Melrose Landmark

For nearly five years, two statues have greeted visitors outside of an old art gallery along State Road 26 in Melrose. The sculptures depicting the likenesses of John Belushi and Dan Akyroyd’s characters Jake and Elwood from the 1980 film The Blues Brothers have become a local landmark, but now the one of the sculptures is missing.

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Body Of 22-Year-Old Found In Little Lake Sante Fe

Bradford County Sheriff’s Office found and identified the body of James Eddie Curtis Jr. on Monday evening after the 22-year-old died in a boating accident in Little Lake Santa Fe.

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Florida to Ban Dumping Blood Off Beaches to Lure Sharks

Florida is preparing a new statewide ban on the practice by fishermen along the state’s iconic beaches of dumping bloody fish guts into the ocean to lure sharks closer to shore – and possibly closer to swimmers and waders. Land-based anglers say the ban threatens long traditions of shark fishing and penalizes fishermen who can’t afford their own boats or expensive charters.

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Bills Would Prohibit Florida Abortions After Fetal Heartbeat

A pair of controversial bills introduced in the Florida Legislature aim to ban women from attaining an abortion when a fetus’ heartbeat is detected. The “heartbeat bill,” as it is commonly known, seeks to ban abortions at the time when a fetus' heartbeat can be detected with a vaginal ultrasound. That can be as early as 5 1/2 to 6 weeks after gestation.

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Juvenile Offenders Get Chance In The Spotlight With Guidance From Hippodrome, River Phoenix Center

Raiford is Union Juvenile Residential Facility currently holding 24 young men from ages 13 to 18. For the next few months a team of theater and education workers from Gainesville will make weekly visits to the detention center to help rehabilitate these young men.

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