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Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Denies Request to Stop Two Executions

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals denied a stay on Friday for two death row inmates set to be executed this month, saying it didn’t have jurisdiction — even though the state Supreme Court says it’s the only court that does.

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More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state’s premier public universities for the first time, officials said Friday, a milestone that reflects the diverse racial makeup of a state where Latino children represent a majority of students in public schools. 441 more words

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Detroit Bishop Allyson D. Nelson Abrams Who Resigned After Announcing her Lesbian Marriage Starts New Church In Maryland

Six months after resigning as pastor of a small church in downtown Detroit over her announcement that she had married a woman in Iowa, Bishop  258 more words

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Minister and Bestselling Author, Deborah Smith Simpkins Talks about What Easter Really Means

Easter traditionally is represented by bunny rabbits, palms, sunrise, and the resurrection of Christ, but to me, it goes so much deeper than traditional and secular symbols.

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