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Mitch? Mike? Close Enough

When Mitch Torbett applied for a construction permit in Tennessee, authorities ran his driver's license number and told him there was a federal arrest warrant out for him. Torbett told them the warrant must be for his deceased twin brother Mike. Local police arrested him anyway. But they released him two days later after figuring out the warrant really was for his dead twin brother.

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