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First execution ordered by Governor Rick Scott draws mixed emotions

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Manuel Valle

After more than three decades, one Florida murder case has finally come to a close with the first lethal injection since Governor Rick Scott took office. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports that after a last-minute appeal to the Supreme Court, the sentence was carried out last night.

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