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Oklahoma city councilor to honor slain family with memorial


BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — A city councilor in Oklahoma says he's raised enough money to build a memorial garden dedicated to several members of a family that were killed in their home last year.

Broken Arrow Councilor Mike Lester announced Sunday that he has reached his $50,000 fundraising goal to purchase the property of the Bever family, which he plans to turn into the garden, the Tulsa World ( ) reported.

"It was contributions not only from Broken Arrow but from the larger Tulsa community," Lester said of the donations received.

The Bevers' former home caught fire...

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