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Ricketts donates another $100,000 to death penalty campaign

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has given another $100,000 to a ballot campaign seeking to reinstate the death penalty after lawmakers abolished the punishment over his veto last year. The contribution … Click to Continue »
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