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Troy Davis was executed Wednesday for the 1989 death of a police officer, despite protests nationwide and Davis' innocence plea. Also, Thursday night's GOP presidential primary debate included heated exchanges between Rick Perry and Mitt Romney. Weighing in are the Barbershop guys: author Jimi Izrael, columnist Ruben Navarrette, civil rights attorney Arsalan Iftikhar and GOP strategist Ron Christie.
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