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Texas executes inmate in prison guard's death

Texas executes inmate in prison guard's death



2017-10-13T00:53:53+0000

"I'm ready to go, Nighty night. I'm done, warden."

Robert Pruett was given a lethal injection Thursday evening for a deadly 1999 altercation over a peanut butter sandwich.



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Houston Rockets

‪Just 1 day left until #Rockets basketball is back! ‬

‪#RunAsOne 🚀‬
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‪Just 1 day left until #Rockets basketball is back! ‬

‪#RunAsOne 🚀‬

 

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Can we get all the Houston nightclubs to close down on Rockets home game nights so Harden will keep his head in the game?

It's going to be a blast. The A's stunk out the joint. The Raiders stink. The Warriors are all East Bay fans have. Let's have a great game tomorrow night.

T. Ariza, broke the record, for 2nd most, consecutive games, with 2 steals or more. A couple years, ago. Broke C. Paul's record.

Superb this date it's my birthday too

One day left the rockets will go to mars

Rockets vs warriors opening night whoooa

Let's go rockets!!!

Too bad u be down 10 +'by the 3rd quarter

My Christmas eve as a adult!!!

Can't wait!! 🤗

go rockets🚀🚀🚀...#champion🏆🏆🏆

Chris Guzman=)

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11 hours ago

Houston Rockets

📽 James Harden talks about starting his 9th season in the NBA and the teams expectations this season.

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He could not care less if Rockets make it to the championship. I have not forgotten. I hope they win in spite of him - GO ROCKETS!

James harden needs to play defense for the entire season and not get lost and just wanna score

Team expectations? Ginobili retirement.

This is a lot of unhappy people I got here...

MVP!

Let's go rockets

Fear the 13

Another playoff choke

Hey clown! Play some defense this year!

Go Rockets !

Claudia Gabriela Tonche 😬

Alessandro Molinari

Samuel Barrie

Giorgos Mantas

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14 hours ago

Houston Rockets

Getting that work in before tomorrow’s season opener!

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houston doesn't even need offensive practice, they are best in that with warriors, but that defensive training is so imporatnt for this team

Jackie Ybarra only 23 more hours until some ankle breaking time!!!!!!!!!

Zhou Qi deeeeeeeeeeeeem! Hope he can burn those nets tomorrow.

Sprema se za pocetak...

Threeesssse!!!

Zhou!!!

Yeah boi

Go rockets 🙋

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15 hours ago

Houston Rockets

📍 Wheels down in Oakland.
🏀 Season opener tomorrow!
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Get the stove ready harden is gonna cook

Thought that was hoodie melo for a sec...

Trevor is very healthy player though.

Put that hoodie on the merch store! Looks so good!

Start off with a bang let's go rockets

There's no tougher start than this. Let's do this!

Crash them guys Vamos Houston Rockets 😘

Allez Houston. ....une victoire pour le premier match

IM FAN JAMES HARDEN.... Huuuu.... #FearTheBirds

Good luck boys. Will be watching.

Man... Is it 30 there?? They look frozen

Go Rockets 🤘🤘🚀

Hi guys

Can't wait!

1-0 nanaman gs, hayssst

#RunAsOne

Good luck!! #solidwarriors #respect!!

George Kaparou στο ειπα οτι παιζουμε στο μπουρδελο σας

Go Rockets🏀🚀

H*TOWN 💪 STRONG

Rockets Nation

let's get it on!!!!

No hoodie Melo ☹️

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16 hours ago

Texas Tech University

LIGO Scientific Collaboration scientists, including two of #TexasTech's own, are announcing another major breakthrough! Two neutron stars collided in a way that allowed researchers to view a jet of fast-moving material from a new angle. Read more: today.ttu.edu/posts/2017/10/ligo #DegreesOfImpact ... See MoreSee Less

LIGO Scientific Collaboration scientists, including two of #TexasTechs own, are announcing another major breakthrough! Two neutron stars collided in a way that allowed researchers to view a jet of fast-moving material from a new angle. Read more: http://today.ttu.edu/posts/2017/10/ligo  #DegreesOfImpact

 

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Congrats! Exciting breakthrough!

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18 hours ago

Houston Rockets

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Please don’t disrespect my team’s logo like this.

Vitou Vong they are going to Houston 😭

Light em up up up up

Wtf is a fall out girl

Billy love him even more now

John Galtney box?

Kellie Atherton

Christopher Rios let's go to Houston

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19 hours ago

Texas Monthly

Tillerson was responding to recent comments by Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, who said Tillerson had been publicly castrated by President Donald Trump.

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Tillerson was responding to recent comments by Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, who said Tillerson had been publicly castrated by President Donald Trump.

More news you need to know today: http://txmnth.ly/2gKGhDL

 

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That was such a sad interview--Tillerson the lapdog defending a clearly mentally ill and incompetent president, whoring himself for oil money.

Exactly what a Texan would say. Watched it yesterday and loved it. Threw Jake Tapper for a loop...it was great!

What wonderful and eloquent leadership we have right now.

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Who the hell raised these people?

Touché sir Touché - too little to Late Senator Corker

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That's what YOU think.

Rex, you're in a cult. Call your dad.

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That's just icky.

Gotta love a man from Texas! LOL!

He is Da Man !

He had to make sure.

obviously...not strong on analogies...

Rex is beautiful.

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19 hours ago

Houston Rockets

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I think the Rockets finally have a great owner that really wants championships and good respectful players

The last time the rockets changed ownership, they won back to back championships soon after that... 🤔 🏆🏆

Go for it H -town. :) I believe, we believe you can make to the finals.

The fact that he can say that is crazy lol. "Hey family y'all want to cop an NBA franchise "

I hope we can update the RunAsOne, that was so last year

If they won the title free Bubba Gump shrimp for err body!

Till's the MAN! #NewEra #ChampionshipFormula #WinnersJustWin #HOUSTONRockets

Go back to the old logo!

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Patty Lowery Galvan roller coasters and all 🤦🏼‍♀️

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4 days ago

Texas Tech University

#TexasTech has established a memorial fund to support the family of Officer Floyd East Jr. www.ttu.edu/administration/president/eastmemorial/ ... See MoreSee Less

#TexasTech has established a memorial fund to support the family of Officer Floyd East Jr. https://www.ttu.edu/administration/president/eastmemorial/

 

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Bless the family

Best working!

Amen

Amen

Mast pic

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6 days ago

Texas Tech University

The #TexasTech community stands together in honor of Floyd East Jr. this evening in Memorial Circle. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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God Bless Officer East and all of The Texas Tech Family. And, a big thank you to the professors who released the students early so they could attend the Memorial service!

Thank you all for the tremendous outpour of love and support. It doesn’t make things easier, but it helps knowing there is so much love!!!! I am in awe by the kindness and love! I know this means so much to our family

Longhorn diehards are with you in this. Peace to all of y'all and prayers for your University and the officers family. God Bless Texas Tech.

Prayers for Floyd’s family....He was the sweetest, kindest man, I was blessed to have known & worked with😓 Heaven got another Angel🙏

Proud of our Read Raider family as We morn the loss of officer Floyd East Jr. The heart felt lose and solid stance of support comes from deep within. Prayers of comfort for his family when all touched by his lose

Mi más sentido pésame para la familia del oficial caído y mi oración para consuelo y fortaleza de toda su familia y amugos, Red Raiders mamtenganse fuertes y unidos, Dios les bendiga y guarde siempre en Cristo Jesús. me uno a su pesar y agradesco por todo su esfuerzo por mantener la seguridad de nuestros hijos...

Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer East and his family and friends. Many thanks to all of the TTU PD and Lubbock PD for keeping our students safe.

Thanks TTU...I'm proud my kids have/are all Red Raiders! We are trusting Jesus with this one. Prayers for several families. Many many lives have been destroyed.

Thank you Officer East for your sacrifice and service. May God bless your family. My heart aches for you all. #Techstrong

Prayers for his family and his Red Raider family. My daughter and son-in-law are Red Raiders and we chose TT because it seemed so safe and normal. It's a shame that this event will change the aura of TT for many people. Wish our elected officials would declare war on the drug industry, both illegal and legal. Unfortunately, the drug industry contributes big bucks to politicians.

Mi más sentido pésame para la familia del Oficial que Dios lo tenga en su gloria y yo como madre siempre voy a llevarlo en mi corazón porque el dio su vida para proteger a los estudiantes de la Universidad de Texas Tech y gracias por proteger a mi hijo que es uno de los estudiantes para mi el es un Héroe Dios lo tenga en su gloria

God Bless Texas Tech and Officer East. We stand together in our time of sorrow. Sending prayers and Love.

God bless officer East and his family and the Texas Tech family. One of the scariest things was my daughter contacting me about the situation and thank god she was at home, but here friends were on lock down on campus. Thank you Tech for all the updates and my heart is breaking for officer East family and friends.

This Trinity Tiger is keeping the Red Raider family and the TTU and Lubbock Police Departments in my heart and prayers ♥️🙏♥️

I’m always a proud Red Raider, but especially proud seeing these beautiful pictures. God Bless officer East and his family. 🖤💙🖤

Mis condolencias a la familia del Oficial. Que Dios lo tenga en su gloria. Dio la vida en el servicio y para protección de los estudiantes. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Praying for peace & comfort to surround officer East’s Family & TTU community during this difficult time.

Proud to be a Red Raider!!!!!!

Raider Nation is indebted to Officer East for his supreme sacrifice. 🙏🏽 Long Live Raider Nation!!

God be with them and especially the East family.

Condolences to Officer East's Family. He is a hero!

Prayers for the officer’s family and Texas Tech 🙏🙏🙏

God be with the family of Officer East and to Texas Tech university

Such a tragic loss but a beautiful show of support for Officer East, TTUPD, and Texas Tech. ♡

Amen prayers for the family

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Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences remain with our fallen Texas Tech police officer and their family. A student-coordinated memorial service will take place at 6 p.m. tonight in Memorial Circle. ... See MoreSee Less

Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences remain with our fallen Texas Tech police officer and their family. A student-coordinated memorial service will take place at 6 p.m. tonight in Memorial Circle.

 

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Prayers from Corrigan, Texas for the officer's family and for the students and administration at Texas Tech. My son is a student there and my daughter will attend next year. Thank you for your protection of these young people trying to learn and lead our future society. My husband's father was killed in the line of duty in Houston. Heartfelt prayers for the officer's family.

God Bless Officer Floyes East Jr. For everything you did to protect our Kids, that are Miles away from Home. Condolens to your Family, and may you R.I.P. From: The Villa Family. (Adriana Villa)

We are so very sorry to learn of this tragedy. Officer East's family and the Texas Tech community are in our thoughts and hearts.

Prayers for all! Such a sad sad thing to have happened. And thank you TTU for the swift notification to students and your efforts to keep everyone safe once this happened.

My sincere condolence to the family of the Texas Tech police officer and thank you TTU for notifying my family about the tragie event.

Prayers to the families of Officer East ..both Blood and Blue..As well as Texas Tech Community..Thank You Texas Tech...Class Act..

God Bless the officers family Prayers to all Thank you for honoring the Police Officer who was killed

My condolences to his family, Police family and friends. May God wrap his arms around them and comfort them during this difficult time.

Prayers of comfort to the family of our hero. Thank you, hero, for having kept out little Raiders safe. God Bless you

Was he the officer that brought him in ? Or did he just happen to be at the police station? Also, did the young man have a gun or did he grab one from one of the officers?

Dios lo tenga en su gloria porque murió cumpliendo con su deber. Un héroe que defendió a nuestros hijos. Mis condolencias a su familia.

May God comfort the family of the 👮. And the families and the students that have had to go through this frightening time.

Many prayers to this wonderful Officer's police family and home family. How horribly sad for this to happen.

Our sincerest condolences to the family of the Texas Tech police officer.👮‍♀️

🙏🏻Prayers to the Texas Tech University Family’s

Thank you for your service at Texas Tech..may God be with your family and Texas Tech

Prayers

🙏🏻 for his family

Amen

Thoughts and prayers to the family! God bless them!

Thoughts and prayers for the family of the late Policeman . May his soul rest in peace .

LOVE, PRAYERS & ((((HUGS)))) Coming From Stillwater & Perkins Oklahoma!

Gracie Christopher, This is so pretty and sad! 🙏🏽 Almost similar to when we lost Officer Hofer!

Any funds being collected for Officer East’s Family?

Prayers for Officer East's family from KY. class of '81

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