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Maryland Senate keeps death penalty repeal bill intact

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Gov. Martin O' Malley's efforts to repeal the death penalty were buoyed Friday when senators in favor of repeal rebuffed an amendment that would allow execution in certain cases. In a 27-19 vote, senators rejected a clause to permit the death sentence in cases where a person has been found guilty of heinous crime. State Sen. Richard Colburn, who introduced the measure,...

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