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Texas executes first person of the year

BY:  JOLIE MCCULLOUGH A man convicted in a 2005 double murder over fake drugs was executed Wednesday evening, the first person this year in Texas and the United States. Christopher Wilkins, 48, was strapped to a gurney in Huntsville’s death chamber shortly after 6 p.m. and injected with a lethal dose of pentobarbital, according to the Texas […]