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Kaine stays execution while high court ponders lethal injections (access required)

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine stayed the execution Tuesday of a man who killed a police officer, giving the U.S. Supreme Court time to decide whether lethal injections are constitutional. Kaine delayed the execution of Edward Nathaniel Bell, scheduled for April 8, until July 24. Bell, 43, was convicted in 2001 and sentenced to die for the October ...