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2 Fla. doctors appeal pill mill-linked convictions

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Two South Florida doctors convicted of money laundering in connection with an illegal pill mill are appealing their cases.

Attorneys for Dr. Cynthia Cadet and Dr. Joseph Castronuovo filed notices of appeal Monday in West Palm Beach federal court. Their cases will be heard by a federal appeals court based in Atlanta.

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