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Former Alabama Agriculture Commissioner candidate arrested

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A former candidate for Alabama agriculture commissioner is facing a theft charge, less than six months after he was accused of a similar crime. Dale Peterson is accused of eating cashew nuts at a Hoover Sam's Club, putting the empty can back on the store shelf and walking out without paying Wednesday. Peterson was charged with third-degree theft of property and released on a $1,000 bond. In October, he was accused of not paying for items at a Hoover Walmart and charged with theft. That case has not gone to trial.

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