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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Pet attorney is raising the bar on what beloved pets are worth

Rosie, a 4-year-old Newfoundland, was shot by Des Moines police on Nov. 7, 2010. Her owners, Dierdre and Charles Wright, filed a federal civil-rights lawsuit against the police, and more than 30,000 people have signed an Internet petition protesting the shooting of the dog.