Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) http://ripr.org en Federal Court To Weigh Ohio's Execution Drug Cocktail http://ripr.org/post/federal-court-weigh-ohios-execution-drug-cocktail In Ohio on Friday, a hearing in federal court could decide whether that state will become the first to use a particular cocktail of deadly drugs to execute an inmate. It's the latest chapter in what's become a troubled history of capital punishment in that state.<p>While Texas is far and away the busiest state in the nation for executions, Ohio is just seven spots behind it. It has carried out 52 executions since 1999 and three so far this year, with another one scheduled in two weeks. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:08:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 24112 at http://ripr.org Federal Court To Weigh Ohio's Execution Drug Cocktail