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A witness room faces an execution chamber. (Photo by Caroline Groussain/AFP/Getty)

Deep-red state could make shocking move

When Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have repealed the death penalty, he set in motion a series of actions that just a few short years ago would have been unthinkable: testing whether lawmakers will override the governor, making one of the deepest red states in the country, the first of its kind in decades to...

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