Hangings, firing squads: States mull reviving old-time executions

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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows an electric chair which Virginia provides as an alternative to lethal injection. With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back relics of a more gruesome past including the electric chair. (AP Photo/Virginia Department of Corrections, File)