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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:

Off The Beat: Teeth inspection begets 'head on' crash with deputy

ST. LUCIE COUNTY - Maybe the 21-year-old driver looked at his teeth in the mirror to ensure nothing was stuck in them because he had a big date. Perhaps he was admiring recent dental work. Whatever the case, the man's choice Aug.

Ningaloo Reef: Woman injured by humpback whale at Australian tourist spot

Western Australia is home to the largest known population of humpback whales, which are typically regarded as safe to swim among despite their size. The region's borders are currently closed to international and interstate visitors as part of efforts to keep out the coronavirus.

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