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Lawyers For Virginia Death Row Inmate Ask SCOTUS For Stay

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Attorneys for an inmate on death row in Virginia are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block his execution, which is scheduled for this evening, according to the Associated Press.

Former lawyers for 42-year-old Robert Gleason on Monday asked the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to intervene, re-appoint them to his case, and stay his execution.

They argued the inmate, who was serving a life sentence when he killed two other inmates and threatened to kill again until his execution, was not competent to waive his appeals and if appointed, they'd order a mental health evaluation. 

The 4th Circuit panel refused that request and within hours, the attorneys appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Gleason is set to die by electrocution at 9 p.m.

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Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.
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Call To Get All Maryland Students Internet Access Renewed This Year

Should all students in Maryland schools have access to the Internet and other digital resources? One Maryland Senator is taking up the call again this legislative session.

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