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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 24, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours

By Bill Chappell

An undated file photo from the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood, who was executed Wednesday. After the lethal injection process began, Wood reportedly remained alive for nearly two hours.

Another U.S. execution has gone awry, as Arizona officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour after the mix of lethal injection drugs was administered, Wood's attorney says.









NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 23, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Many Kids Who Are Obese Or Overweight Don’t Know It

By Katherine Hobson

Kids can be cruel, especially about weight. So you might think overweight or obese children know all too well that they're heavy — thanks to playground politics. But that's not necessarily so, according to government data covering about 6,100 kids and teens ages 8-15.

Categories: Health

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