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Should penalty be charged for escaped livestock in NY Mills?

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Cows on the loose could cost money for the responsible party in New York Mills.

After a black angus, estimated at weighing about 1,000 pounds, escaped at the meat locker July 6 and led an informal posse on a "slow speed" chase, New York Mills Mayor Larry Hodgson suggested a charge.

"It's a safety issue...one of our policemen was almost run over," said Hodgson, who described the scene as the "running of the bulls," similar to what happens prior to bullfights in Spain.

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