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Virginia Buys New Drug For Future Executions

Virginia Buys New Drug For Future Executions

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Virginia has bought a new sedative that will be used as a lethal injection drug. The Department of Corrections will use midazolam in its three-drug mix during future executions. The company that makes the sedative opposes its use for killing inmates, BUT some state prison systems continue to buy it. The surviving family of a recent deceased Ohio inmate sued the Buckeye State after it was used there.

 

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Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

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Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.