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Chuck Bean


If Tiger King has taught us anything it’s that there is a ferocious appetite for news stories about people and animals acting badly and the wild happenstance of life. In that spirit each night during the 9 and 10 o’clock hour I enjoy playing a game with you, the listener, called Florida or Australia. The rules are simple: I’ll tell you about a news story on the air and you text or call in and tell me if you think the story happened in Florida or Australia.(because those two places seem to have a high concentration of craziness.) Here are tonight’s stories:

Low blow: Sydney's new ferries won't fit under bridges with passengers on top deck

The New South Wales government has confirmed that 10 newly purchased ferries will not be able to safely pass under bridges along the Parramatta River if commuters are sitting on the top decks. Purchased from Indonesia, thenew River Class ferries are set to join the NSW transport fleet later in the year, operating along the Parramatta River and on inner harbour routes.

Attorney Name-Dropped 'The Rock,' Demanded Pizza After High-Speed Chase: Sheriff's Office

It happened Monday when a deputy saw Reena Patel Sanders, 38, speeding down US-1 in her Lexus SUV, according to officials in a NBC 2 report. She allegedly didn't stop even when the official turned on his lights and siren.

Be sure to tune in Monday through Friday nights at 9 and 10pm if you want to play along.