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State adopts new execution drugs, seeks death date for 9 inmates

MONTGOMERY — Alabama this week adopted a new drug protocol for executions by lethal injection and began seeking execution dates for nine inmates on death row.

Those inmates saw their execution dates indefinitely postponed earlier this year, when state officials ran out of drugs used in executions.

Capitol & statewide reporter Tim Lockette: 256-294-4193. On Twitter @TLockette_Star.