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Starke Business Owners Adjust To Relocations Forced By Future Railroad Overpass

The new railroad overpass will route vehicles over the railroad tracks from Walnut Street to Church Street to reduce traffic congestion and lower emergency vehicle response times. To build at this location, Florida’s Department of Transportation had to purchase land that had been occupied by the eight businesses and five homes.

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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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