At 4:25 p.m. yesterday Oba Chandler was executed at the Florida State Prison near Starke. The standard array of protestors and patrol gathered outside, but as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi reports, one woman standing just outside the area roped off for supporters came for one thing, closure.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/ObaChandlerExecutionwrap.mp3]
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