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Missouri Switches To New Execution Drug

The Corrections Department said in a news release that it will use the sedative pentobarbital. The Death Penalty Information Center said 13 states use the drug for executions.

10/22/2013

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Mo. Looks at Other States’ Death Penalty Methods

Gov. Jay Nixon halted Allen Nicklasson’s Oct. 23 execution following doctor protests along with threats from the anti-death penalty European Union to limit the drug’s export.

10/16/2013

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Gov. Nixon Postpones Execution Over Propofol Use

“As Governor, my interest is in making sure justice is served and public health is protected,” Nixon said in an emailed statement.

10/11/2013

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Mo. Returning Execution Drug Year After Demand

The Missouri Department of Corrections said Wednesday that it will return a shipment of a common anesthetic it intended to use for executions, nearly a year after the drug distributer’s urgent request for it to be sent back.

10/09/2013

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Mo. Society of Anesthesiologists Opposes Use of Propofol in Executions

The European Union has strict regulations on the sedative drug propofol which could lead to the drug being unavailable to patients on a day-to-day basis if used in Missouri executions.

10/07/2013

TIAM Weekend

TIAM Weekend: Election in Greece & Supporting Local Dads

Happy Father’s Day! Brian & Maria talked about the important work from the St. Louis Fathers’ Support Center.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/17/2012