Oklahoma executes man for 1993 killing of 3-year-old boy | NanaimoNewsNOW

Oklahoma
An attorney for Fairchild argued that he was abused as a child, mentally ill and remorseful for his actions. "As Fairchild's brain weakened, he descended into psychosis, which is well documented in prison records," Emma Rolls, one of Fairchild's attorneys, said in a statement to the board. “However, having lost touch with the matter, Richard continues to sympathize with his crime and continues to record the untainted custody. There is no principled reason for executing him in Oklahoma.Fairchild's execution is the seventh since Oklahoma resumed executions in October 2021.HERE IS A FRAGMENT OF THE MESSAGE UPDATE. AP's previous story follows below.McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma plans to execute a man Thursday for the death of his 3-year-old girlfriend in 1993.Richard Stephen Fairchild, who turns 63 on Thursday, is set to…
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The Democratic Party in Washington State hopes for a slight win NanaimoNewsNOW

Washington
3. The district, which Trump nearly elected in 2020, has been represented for more than a decade by Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler. But she failed to do so during the top two state primaries after conservatives angry with her vote accused Trump following an attack on the Capitol by his US supporters. Schrier survived a challenge from Republican Matt Larkin to win a third term in the 8th District, which stretches from the coastal city of Seattle through the wealthy Cascade Mountains across the mountains to the heartland of central Washington. Schrier, a pediatrician, in 2018 became the first Democrat to win a seat that was created in the early 1980s."I don't know which party will control Congress, but people like me — who are sitting on the razor's…
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