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Westchester Jail inmates fight for the world's most expensive dental floss
They may be called thieves, drug dealers and forgers. But Westchester County Jail inmates refuse to be called toothless.
A group of inmates at the Valhalla jail has filed a federal lawsuit demanding that the county jail supply them with dental floss.
The lead plaintiff in the case is Santiago Gomez, who is facing charges in Yonkers that include robbery and criminal possession of a weapon....