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Oldest Texas death row inmate executed for officer’s death

Texas’ oldest death row inmate was executed Thursday for killing a Houston police officer during a traffic stop nearly 32 years ago. Carl Wayne Buntion, 78, was executed at the state penitentiary in Huntsville. He was condemned for the June 1990 fatal shooting of Houston police officer James Irby, a nearly 20-year member of the

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HOLY COW! HISTORY: For President’s Day, Some Presidential Parting Words

We remember what many presidents said in office. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” “Ask not what your country can do for you…” “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” Not so well known is what they said on their way out. Literally. Their final sentences as they made the transition from

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