Two dead animals and nine injured not enough to stop this weekend's Coleadero Rodeo

The Coleadero Rodeo, a popular Mexican rodeo, is slated to bring its form of rough and tumble entertainment to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds this Sunday -- the first of several dates at the venue over the coming weeks.

This despite an array of charges against the rodeo's promoters relating to animal-cruelty-related incidents that took place at the Fairgrounds mere weeks ago -- and which led to the destruction of two animals.

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