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National Coverage

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Ione, California A California serial killer who authorities said strangled and raped at least seven women was fatally chocked himself in state prison, the Associated Press reported. Roger Reece Kibbe, 81, known as the “I-5 Strangler” in the 1970s and 1980s, was spotted unresponsive Sunday in his cell at Mule Creek State Prison southeast of Sacramento while his 40-year-old cellmate standing nearby.

Oklahoma Coverage

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Oklahoma City The evidence implicating an Oklahoma death row inmate whose case has drawn national attention is overwhelming and his for commutation is filled with “demonstrable falsehoods,” Oklahoma County’s top prosecutor wrote in a letter this week to the state’s pardon and Parole Board, the Associated Press reported. The murder conviction of Julius Jones, 40, for the 1999 shooting death of Edmond businessman Paul Howell in front of Howell’s two young daughters has drawn the attention of reality television star Kim Kardashian West and athletes with Oklahoma ties who have urged Republican Gov.

East/West hosts schoolastic book fair

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East and West Elementary is giving students a chance to travel through time with the Scholastic Book Fair, which began Friday and will run through Thursday. Students are able to shop 8 a.m.

Dr. Dixie: Our spiritual DNA

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John the Apostle really knew the love of Jesus, and describes a believer’s exact likeness to Christ in a letter to the churches he pastored. About salvation he says, “In union with Christ, love is brought to completion…so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment.

Corn Bible Academy choir advances to state

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The Crusader Choir earned straigh superior ratings on Stage and in Sight-Reading at District Choir Contest and will perform again at State Choir Contest in April. The choir is made up of sophomores Gabrielle Clayton, Hannah Cooke, Westyn Davis, Gage Grube, Micah Graf, Rachel Gwartney, Phil Javorsky, Chloe Nelson, Derrin Penner and Karson Schmidt; juniors Blake Brewer, Emili Henderson, Katelyn Gossen, River Lewis, Harrison Penner, Brooklen Roberts, Sofia Schmidt, Isaiah Thiessen and Ert Wongpakdee; and seniors Cooper Brittain, Molli Henderson, River Lewis, Kennedy Listak and Brendan Miller..

Mayor gives update on community projects

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The Weatherford Area Chamber of Commerce met for a Community Coffee Thursday, Mayor Mike Brown spoke during the event to discuss new projects and current projects happening in Weatherford as well as the status of the city.

Police Records

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In Custody Wednesday Carlos Joes Chaves Jr. was scheduled to appear Wednesday for the charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and obstruction.