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Missouri lawmakers push for execution dates

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 | 9:29 p.m. CDT; updated 3:01 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled lethal injections constitutional, powerful calls from Jefferson City went to the Missouri Supreme Court to restore the state’s death penalty and resume executions.

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