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Cal prosecutors seek to jump start death penalty

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Robert Fairbank's appeal of his death sentence for the 1985 rape and murder of college student Wendy Cheek. With that rejection, Fairbank joined at least 13 other death row inmates who have completed the decades-long capital punishment appeals process and are eligible for execution. Nonetheless, none of the 14...