Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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Remembering conservative champion M. Stanton Evans

Obituary
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/04/15, 01:28 pm

Medford Stanton Evans, one of the most influential players in the conservative movement of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s, died yesterday after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. He was 80.

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Georgia death row inmate shows 'concrete fruit of redemption'

Death Penalty
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/03/15, 03:05 pm

Last night, Georgia corrections officials delayed the execution of death row inmate Kelly Renee Gissendaner for the second time this week, citing concerns over the drug used for the lethal injection. While an original test reported the drug reached acceptable levels of potency, the cocktail appeared cloudy in later checks, according to Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Gwendolyn Hogan. Officials have not yet set a new date for the execution. 

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In one week, college basketball loses two greats: Tarkanian and Smith

Obituary
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/11/15, 04:20 pm

Retired University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian died today at age 84 after battling health issues. He was hospitalized Monday in Las Vegas with breathing difficulties, according to his son Danny Tarkanian.

“He fought and fought and fought,” Danny Tarkanian said.

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