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Monster gator trapped after wandering onto I-10

SOURCE: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A massive alligator weighing in at a whopping 463-pound was trapped after wandering onto Interstate 10 earlier this month.  The 12-foot beast was hit by a semi truck on June 3 and survived, apparently only making it mad.  It was removed from I-10 near the Monroe Street exit, causing temporary closures, the Miami Herald reports.  Vaughan’s… Keep Reading

Group bails out nonviolent inmates unable to pay bond

SOURCE: TAMPA, Fla. – A coalition of religious groups bailed out three Florida men who couldn’t afford to pay for their releases from jail after being charged with nonviolent misdemeanor offenses. The “Father’s Day Bailout” conducted Thursday in Tampa was aimed at shining a spotlight on the problems of people who get stuck in jail… Keep Reading

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