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Crime

Leading Off (8/12/08) [Internet-delayed edition]

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1. A killer described as “the devil himself” is scheduled to die tonight for the execution-style murders of two Casa Linda Blockbuster employees in 1994. Yeah, I’m a liberal, and I’m against the death penalty, but I won’t be sad to see this guy go, to be honest. (I know, I know, I’m a hypocrite.)

2. According to a study by the online real estate site Zillow, 10 percent of Dallas-Fort Worth homes were sold at a loss in the past year. Which doesn’t surprise me, because times are tough and all. But, I’ve always thought Zillow’s online estimations of home values were rarely on-target, so I don’t know how much stock I put into this report.

3. Texas Rangers closer C.J. Wilson announced on his MySpace blog that he is going to have season-ending surgery. If you check the blog, you’ll see that “Deron” wishes him good luck and hopes “you get some hot nurses.” Awww.