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By Megan Boehnke
The Arizona Republic

MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. — Just over a year after Sgt. Tom Lovejoy left his police dog sleeping in his patrol SUV, the Chandler officer goes on trial today hoping to prove that Bandit's death that hot August day was a tragic accident, not animal cruelty.

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