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Pitbull

Lucky pooch spared from doggy death row

A mutt who sat on doggy death row for more than a year before given a reprieve is now officially free from government captivity and headed toward TV stardom. Prada, the 4-year-old pit bull mix that was ruled vicious and ordered put down, was released on Apr. 26 from Nashville's Animal Control facility, where the dog had been held since January 2011.