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From The Newsroom: Water Supply Conundrums; Texas' Execution SOP Explained

May 1, 2014

In today's Morning Edition local block from the KERA Newsroom: You might've heard about a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma this week – the death row inmate died of a heart attack after the three-drug cocktail didn’t work properly. Texas reportedly stocks one of those drugs for executions even though the state uses a single lethal dose of pentobarbital. Doualy Xaykaothao wanted to know why. You’ll hear her interview with SMU criminal law professor Megan Ryan. And Shelley Kofler reports why controversial plans for a reservoir that would feed DFW’s water supply have caused so much concern over job loss in East Texas.