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Snickers Returns

Good news in Iowa : Following a legal battle, a retired Chicago police officer is reunited with his dog in Iowa. Days after Jim Sak moved to Aurelia, Iowa, to be near his ailing mother, a meter reader reported Sak and his wife to city officials because their dog looked like a pit bull. Aurelia has a ban on all pit bulls. Snickers is a service dog. Sak suffered a stroke in 2008 and counts on his pet to keep him safe.
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