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June 6, 2008 7:27 AM

Judge: N.C. trooper who kicked tied-up dog unfairly fired

A North Carolina trooper whose beating of his police dog was caught on video, an incident that led to the suspension of the highway patrol's canine program, was fired after undue pressure from Gov. Mike Easely's office and should be reinstated, an administrative judge has recommended.

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