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Oklahoma officials plan to use nitrogen for executions<
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By SEAN MURPHY<
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma officials say they plan to use nitrogen gas to execute inmates once the state resumes using the death penalty, marking the first time a U.S. state would use the gas to carry out capital punishment.
State Attorney General Mike Hunter and Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh made the announcement Wednesday.
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