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High court rejects Ohio killer’s last-minute plea

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state made preparations on Wednesday to use a never-tried lethal drug combination to put a man to death for the slaying of a pregnant woman that went unsolved until he inadvertently helped authorities, and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block the execution. Dennis McGuire, jailed on an unrelated assault charge, told investigators he had information about the woman’s Feb. 12, 1989, death. His attempts to blame the crime on his ...

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