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Sex trafficking wasn't a major concern in the early 1980s, when Beth Jacobs was a teenager. If you were a prostitute, the thinking went, it was your choice.

Jacobs thought that too, right up until she came to on the lot of a dark truck stop one night. She says she had asked a friendly-seeming man for a ride home that afternoon.

Jacobs says he gave her something in an old McDonald's cup — a drug — and as she was waking up the man announced that he was a pimp. Her pimp.

The Boston Citgo sign, all 3,600 square LED feet of which has served as the backdrop to Red Sox games since 1965, is now officially a "pending landmark."

Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dalí spent much of the 1940s in the U.S., avoiding World War II and its aftermath. He was a well-known fixture on the art scene in Monterey, Calif. — and that's where the largest collection of Dalí's work on the West Coast is now open to the public.

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Top Stories: Labor Nominee Coming; Cyprus Bailout Shakes Markets

Mar 18, 2013

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- After Steubenville Guilty Verdicts, Grand Jury To Weigh More Charges

-- Cyprus Bailout To Hit Depositors, Sends Shivers Through Markets

-- After Helicopter Jail Break, Two Cons Recaptured In Canada

-- World Baseball Classic Heads For Dramatic Finish

-- Book News: Anger After Chicago School District Removes 'Persepolis'

Other stories in the news:

-- In Orlando, University Of Central Florida Student Dies In Suspected Suicide; Weapons, Explosives Found In Dorm. (The Orlando Sentinel)

-- "Six Held Over India Rape Of Swiss Woman." (BBC News)

-- Obama To Nominate Assistant U.S. Attorney Gen. Thomas Perez To Be Labor Secretary. (The Washington Post)

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