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Appeals Court Clears Way For Bradford RV Park

Florida's First District Court of Appeal declined to hear a case on a proposed recreational vehicle park located near Santa Fe Lake outside of Melrose.  The court decision on Feb. 5 clears the way for park construction to begin.

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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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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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