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Judge lifts execution stay for ex-Bragg soldier

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A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay order for the execution of a former soldier who was sentenced to death for two killings and a series of rapes. If the sentenced is carried out, the man may become the military's first death sentence carried out in more than a half century. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten sided last week with the U.S. government in denying a bid by former Fort Bragg, North Carolina, soldier Ronald A. Gray to block the military from pressing ahead with the execution by lethal injection. As of Tuesday, there is no known execution date for Grey. However, Gray's attorneys plan to ask the military courts to intervene with the execution.