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Take off your dancing shoes
A Florida city outlaws dance halls and skating rinks, even though it has none — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation
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eston, Fla. (population: 65,000), has outlawed dance halls, nightclubs, and skating rinks, even though it has none. Mayor Eric Hersh said a rise in nightlife-related crime throughout South Florida had convinced officials to adopt the pre-emptive ban. "This is something that we thought would protect the city," Hersh said.

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