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Featured story 3 cleared of cruelty in Puerto Rico pet massacre A Puerto Rican judge on Wednesday found a contractor and two of his workers not guilty of animal cruelty in a highly publicized massacre of dogs and cats seized from a housing project and hurled off a bridge last year. Following weeks of testimony, Superior Court Judge Miguel Fabre ruled prosecutors did not show sufficient evidence to make a finding of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, telling the court that investigators had no witnesses linking the trio to the pets' deaths in October. For the complete report, go to http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jnVM28pujsusIu2PeX7-zhySk87AD9347V080 Editor's note: How shameful. I can't believe these workers were cleared in this case. Generally, Puerto Rico must do a better job at caring for its animals and send a message to citizens that animal abuse, neglect or abandonment will not be tolerated and that there will be consequences. This poor treatment of island animal