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Florida executes convicted serial killer

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Here is the latest in the scheduled execution of Oscar Ray Bolin in Florida. All times are local: 10:18 p.m. Oscar Ray Bolin, who was convicted of killing three women then married a member of his defense team while on death row, has been executed in Florida. Gov. Rick Scott‘s office said Bolin was pronounced dead by lethal injection at 10:16 p.m. Thursday at Florida State Prison in Starke. The scheduled 6 p.m. execution time was delayed until the U.S.…

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Today on Context Florida: Stephanie Collins, Rep. Erik Fresen and the Confederate flag

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Today on Context Florida: Catherine Durkin Robinson talks about Stephanie Collins, a high school friend who was abducted and murdered by a serial killer and his wife, who both thrived off the attention. It is difficult to get a guilty verdict and death sentence once, she writes, never mind three times, in Florida. Therefore it’s worth noting how pathetic it is that the man continues to sit on death row and appeal these convictions over and over again. Robinson demands Gov.…

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