Oklahoma County Sheriff

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People often describe their pets as best friends or part of the family.  That attitude is evident when a pet owner chooses to have a funeral, cremation or burial ceremony to memorialize an animal companion.  KOSU’s Nikole Robinson Carroll has this look at how an increasing number of people say “goodbye” to their non-human friends.

K9 Edy’s flag-draped casket sits on the back of an Oklahoma County Sheriff’s open-air cart as an officer eulogizes him at Precious Pets Cemetery in Spencer.  

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Oklahoma County's sheriff wants basketball fans and the Oklahoma City Thunder to know that streaking is illegal — but cheering, loudly, for the NBA team has yet to land anyone in the local jail.