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Dodge City Daily Globe - Dodge City, KS
  • Today in the news: Alligator bites off boy’s arm

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    "When he turned to swim, it grabbed his arm. And he knew once it grabbed his arm, he was going to lose it. So he put both his feet on the alligator's head and pushed and pretty much took his own arm off before the alligator could." - Rebecca Langdale, sister of Kaleb “Fred” Langdale, who had his arm bitten off by an 11-foot alligator. The 17-year-old Floridian was swimming in a river when the alligator attacked, and family members of the teen said his life was saved because he knew alligator behavior from watching “Swamp Men.”
    News to know
    House Republicans plan tomorrow to vote to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law, and on Tuesday they held several events designed to put the issue in the spotlight. The Senate likely would kill a repeal vote, but even if it made it thought, Obama would veto the measure. Republicans acknowledged this but said they hope to get public support for their position.
    Hot video: Families in murder case brawl outside courtroom
    After a hearing of a double murder case, the family of the victims and the suspect started punching and kicking one another.
     
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