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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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___CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behindNEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies...

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Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debate

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their...

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Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___May 21The Los Angeles Times on U.S.-Iran...

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Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of...

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Grumpy Cat, pouty-faced Internet sensation, dead at 7

Grumpy Cat, the pouty-faced feline that became an Internet sensation and even spawned a Christmas movie and bestselling book,...

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Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A kitten that was found encased in hardened spray foam is expected to make a full recovery after being...

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Pet owners put on alert after dogs are tortured and killed

SHELDTON, Vt. (AP) — Police are putting pet owners on alert in northwestern Vermont after a number of dogs were found tortured...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Dog disease that can be passed to humans confirmed in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a dog disease that can be passed to humans has been confirmed in Iowa.The state...

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The Archivist: Man accused of leading affectionate pooch astray

Newspaper reporters report the news of our lives. The results of their work, the serious, informative and/or entertaining...

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Dog runs away from home to be with daycare buddies

ST. ANN, Mo. (AP) — Sometimes, a guy just wants to hang out with his buddies.Such was apparently the case with Hugo, a dog who...

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Mourners remember dog walker, and 5 dogs killed in crash

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Pet owners and others gathered at a Southern California intersection to mourn a popular dog walker...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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McCain family says dog drowned after getting stuck in pipe

PHOENIX (AP) — John McCain's dog, who was always at the senator's side until his death last year, died after getting stuck in a...

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The Latest: NTSB says plane in river had no prior accidents

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida that ended up in a river at ends of...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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OKC Animal Shelter facing overcrowding, needs community's help

1,563. That’s how many animals had entered the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter before the end of the month of April. This is the...

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Chewy.com hopes to overcome gnawing Wall Street memories

NEW YORK (AP) — PetSmart's online pet store Chewy is selling its stock in an initial public offering that may revive memories...

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Dog impaled on lamppost after fall expected to fully recover

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a dog impaled on a lamppost in a fall from a fourth-floor apartment in New Jersey is...

Ministers' conversations lead to church camaraderie

LifeApr 7, 2019

Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series called “One Voice,” aimed at fostering healthy conversations about race and community relations. Bringing two ethnically diverse churches together often happens when two ministers join forces...

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Overcrowding at animal shelter prompts free adoptions Saturday

Dog adoptions are free Saturday to help alleviate overcrowding at OKC Animal Welfare.

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Fostering saves lives: Nurturing homes needed for animals

It’s that time of year. In just a few weeks, Oklahoma City Animal Welfare will be busting at the seams with puppies and...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Man who left dog to starve to death sentenced to 1 year in jail

A 27-year-old man who left his dog to starve to death in a rented home he abandoned in the Woodstock, N.B., area four...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Florida man accused of firing pee-filled squirt gun at woman

GULFPORT, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say a 71-year-old man filled a squirt gun with urine and sprayed a woman who was...

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UK pet owner investigated after dog kills 9-year-old boy

LONDON (AP) — A dog owner in Britain is being investigated for manslaughter after her pet mauled to death a 9-year-old boy at...

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Exotic pet cat on the loose in Virginia roamed from NC home

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A big African cat has been prowling around Virginia's largest city.The Virginian-Pilot reported...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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From medications to toys, it's time to spring clean pets

NEW YORK (AP) — Spring has sprung for many and it's time to air out the house, toss the closets and start plotting the yard...

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Man charged with cruelty, abandonment of pet fish

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with abandoning a pet fish that authorities say he left behind...

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Meow hear this: Study says cats react to sound of their name

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names.No...

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Forget kibbles: US sales of fresh pet food are soaring

DETROIT (AP) — Kibbles for Fido? Nope. These days he's getting diced chicken with sweet potatoes and spinach.U.S. pet owners...

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Virginia governor signs 'Tommie's Law,' making animal cruelty a felony offense

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday signed a bill into law that will make animal cruelty toward cats and...

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Pets & People to hold electronics recycling fundraiser April 6

YUKON — Pets & People Humane Society will be collecting unwanted electronics from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 1000 Garth...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Want your dog in the wedding? Pros can make it go smoothly

When Kelly Curry was planning her wedding, she knew her dogs Charlie, Zoey and Izzy were going to be in it, and that her...

Diversity in real estate is slim nationally, so individual efforts stand out in Oklahoma City

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Women have the edge among real estate brokers and sales agents, but racial diversity is slim, national statistics show. Women made up 55.2 percent of brokers and agents in 2016, the most recent year for which statistics are available, according...

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