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It’s unclear if Supreme Court deliberation on Okla. death penalty protocols would affect Bower execution

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday afternoon that it will review Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol. This announcement comes less than an month before Lester Leroy Bower Jr., who was convicted in 1984 of killing four people in a Sherman airplane hangar, is scheduled to be executed.

Spring cleaning in the fall

Can anyone else believe this amazing weather we’ve been having? As a Colorado girl of 12 years, this is just another one of the great reasons to live in Texas. I drove by Fairview Park on Monday to see it packed with kids and families on the playground and throwing around a Frisbee. The gym parking lot was slightly less crowded as folks hit the great outdoors to get their daily exercise done. It made my heart happy.

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King settlement may indicate thaw in Peace Prize talks

ATLANTA — In what may be a sign that the King siblings might be close to a settlement regarding the ownership and potential sale of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, the King Estate on Thursday dismissed a 2013 lawsuit against the King Center over other properties.