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1 hr ago | Free Republic

Lawyers Tried to Stop Botched Execution After 1 Hour

"He has been gasping for more than an hour," lawyers said in an emergency appeal to halt the botched execution of Arizona inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood yesterday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News, US Governors

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

From burning at the stake to lethal injection, how America keeps reinventing capital punishment

Wednesday's execution in Arizona appears to be another case of lethal injection gone awry.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Prison, Alternative, Kendall, Death Penalty, 9

9 hrs ago | Tribune-News

Navajo Code Talkers Day Set Aside

Governor Jan Brewer signed Senate Bill 1099 July 16, establishing Aug. 14 as Navajo Code Talkers Day in Arizona.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KKTV

Death Row Inmate Gasps for Nearly Two Hours During Execution

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a review of the state's execution process after a condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before he died.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Arizona Government, Arizona, Death Penalty

Tucson Weekly

The Skinny

Gov. Jan Brewer had two big court decisions go against her in recent weeks - but the litigation-happy gov is ready to keep fighting in court rather than comply with court orders.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

Wood's lawyers had filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court while the execution was underway, demanding that it be stopped.

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ABC Action News

AZ inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's office said Joseph Rudolph Wood was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m., one hour and 57 minutes after the ... (more)

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CNews

Arizona inmate takes nearly two hours to die in botched execution

An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States.

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The Arizona Republic

10 new Arizona laws that will affect residents

The Arizona Legislature passed and Gov. Jan Brewer signed 278 new laws this year.

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Phoenix New Times

Ralph Heap, 'Dr. Hypocrisy,' Campaigns Against Medicaid Expansion, But Took $130K in Medicaid Cash

Master and apprentice: Recalled former state Senator Russell Pearce talks with Ralph Heap , Pearce's revenge candidate in LD 25, in this photo Heap deleted from his Facebook page Tall with a buzz cut and a toothy grin, Dr. Ralph Heap is a banjo-pickin' orthopedic surgeon with a handsome family and enough charisma to worry incumbent Bob Worsley in ... (more)

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Phoenix New Times

Jarrett Maupin, Congressional Candidate, Takes Partial Credit for Shanesha Taylor's Plea Deal

Jarrett Maupin, an Arizona Congressional candidate, reverend and community advocate, is taking some of the credit for Shanesha Taylor's money-for-freedom deal with prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Family, Kids, US Governors, Parenting

Swing State Project

A state-by-state look at lieutenant gubernatorial elections in 2014

One of the often overlooked offices in America, state lieutenant governors have powers that vary from state to state with some presiding over the state Senate and others simply collecting a paycheck.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Arizona, Arizona Government, Janet Napolitano, US Governors, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Griffin

The Hill

Religious liberty belongs to everyone, not just the religious right

Turn on any cable news show and you're likely to hear conservatives on the religious right claiming that secularists aim to erode or end religious liberty in America.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Switched

Look At Chuck Schumer's Ancient Phone

He is one of the most powerful people in Washington. A legendary political strategist.

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Los Angeles Times

U.S. investigators focus on money laundering linked to border crisis

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, in short-sleeve shirt, and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on June 25 visit a facility in Nogales, Ariz., holding about 900 migrant children.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Nogales, AZ, Drugs

The Arizona Republic

'Pragmatic' Smith touts Mesa success

Scott Smith recently spoke to a small gathering in the living room of a palatial Mesa home about his record as the city's mayor and how he hopes to 'Pragmatic' Smith touts Mesa success Scott Smith recently spoke to a small gathering in the living room of a palatial Mesa home about his record as the city's mayor and how he hopes to Check out this ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KTAR

Arizona governor hopefuls debate hot-button issues

Although the candidates discussed other topics that included education and the economy, illegal immigration drew the most pointed comments from them during the hour-long debate.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Nogales, AZ, US Governors

The Bugle

Tourism rebounds in Arizona, but should it be stronger?

Figures from a study done for the Arizona Office of Tourism show that 39.1 million people visited the state and spent at least one night here in 2013.

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GlobeNewswire

USHCC Applauds President Obama for Supporting LGBT Workforce Equality

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce applauds President Barack Obama for today's executive order that prohibits discrimination based on gender identity in federal employment.

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Law.com

'Governor seeking reconsideration of license ruling'

"Governor seeking reconsideration of license ruling": The Associated Press has a report that begins, "Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer asked an appeals court Friday to reconsider its earlier ruling that blocked her policy denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy."

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