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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.

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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Apr 26, 2013

Friday, Eastdale Mall officials implemented the new Parental Escort Policy.  The program requires those under the age of 17 to be accompanied by a responsible adult age 21 and over on Fridays and Saturdays.  Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange said abiding by the policy rests on the adults as well as the teens.  The Parental Escort Policy will be enforced by a mall security company. 

New Equipment

The Weights and Measures division of the state Department of Agriculture and Industries unveiled new equipment Friday.  The six fuel analyzers and five provers will greatly increase the rate of fuel pump inspections in the state. 

Bishop's Convictions Upheld

An Alabama appeals court is refusing to overturn the conviction of a former university professor who pleaded guilty to murdering three colleagues during a faculty meeting.  The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals upheld Amy Bishop's convictions.  The Harvard-educated Bishop challenged her conviction even though she pleaded guilty last year and waived her right to appeal.  Bishop is serving a sentence of life without parole.