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A reporter recounts his experience watching an execution

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Emotional suffering extends to the relatives of all involved

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One reporter visits the Missouri State Penitentiary and reimagines the final walk of a capital punishment inmate

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Drugs used in executions and their chemical effects on capital punishment prisoners

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The state

’s highest elected official has the sole power to grant or deny clemency to capital punishment inmates

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What MU students know (and don

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Missouri Sen. Joseph Keaveny wants to know just how much capital punishment costs the state

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Is Missouri executing too quickly?

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The moral implications of taking the life of a convicted murderer

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How race impacts the justice system and who

’s responsible

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The ancient Greek wrote about a quick death, something denied to Emmitt Foster in 1995

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Last year, Missouri tied the Lone Star State for most executions

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The Hippocratic oath advises to do no harm, leaving physicians who administer the death penalty with an ethical dilemma

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These are some of the people whose murders resulted in death penalty sentences

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Tracking the death penalty through minutes, hours, days and years

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