In this 2008 photo, the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary is shown with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

In this 2008 photo, the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary is shown with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

State Supreme Court ends ‘racially biased’ death penalty

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