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Only in America: Death of the saggy pants ban

A Florida city drops its saggy pants ban — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The city of Ocala, Florida, has dropped its month-old ban on saggy pants, after the NAACP threatened to sue. Violators would have faced a $500 fine or up to 60 days in jail if their pants exposed their underwear or buttocks. Teacher Franklin Rich said he was disappointed. "Nobody wants to see anyone's behind," he said.