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Death penalty sought for Maine prisoner

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By LANCE TAPLEY  |  April 06, 2013

Chafee, fighting the death penalty, takes a most conservative course

Governor Lincoln Chafee has won plaudits from liberals for refusing to hand over accused bank robber and killer Jason Pleau to federal authorities, because a conviction could lead to the death penalty.
Irony Dept.  
By STEPHEN BEALE  |  March 30, 2012

Death penalty possible for Watland

Gary Watland, the brilliant and mentally ill convicted murderer whose 2006 scheme to have his wife smuggle a loaded handgun into the Maine State Prison in Warren was foiled when another prisoner tipped off officials, faces a possible death penalty if co
Prison Murder
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  May 28, 2010

Heck of a Guy

Scott Brown’s stunning victory in January’s special US Senate election continues to reverberate through Massachusetts politics.
Despite a history of illiberal views and a boorish reputation, Guy Glodis enters the Democratic state convention unscathed
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 28, 2010