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Capital punishment

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Executions In NC Would Use 1 Drug, Not 3

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state of North Carolina has said it plans to use one lethal chemical instead of three drugs to execute death row inmates, changing its protocol in a move that could […]

11/06/2013

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NC Senate Taking Up Capital Punishment Changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican senators say rule changes to capital punishment procedures in the state will help mete out justice upon convicted killers and give closure to families of slain victims. The […]

CBS Charlotte–04/03/2013

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NC Senate Panel Backs Execution Rule Changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Senate judiciary panel on Tuesday approved a Republican effort members say will kick-start the resumption of North Carolina executions after more than six years and help end a method for […]

CBS Charlotte–03/27/2013