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2 lethal injections
Here’s a sentence I never expected to write: Texas is almost out of lethal-injection drugs and is desperately trying to find someone to sell it more. The state only has enough for two more state-sanctioned killings, yet has seven scheduled through May 12. [Houston Chronicle]
Percentage of American adults who never have sent an email. Presumably they’re all on Snapchat. [FiveThirtyEight]
The College of William & Mary, one of only 5 original Division I teams that never have made the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, had its dreams of a bid ruthlessly shredded Monday night when it lost to Northeastern University in the Colonial Athletic Association championship game. Northeastern will go on to March Madness. William & Mary will go on to Paul’s Deli to drink away the loss. This presumably will be the last mention of the school on an ESPN-affiliated website until a similar heartbreak about this time next year. Every effing year. Damn. [ESPN]
How long a McDonald’s drive-through order takes today, up from 152 seconds a decade ago, according to an analyst. Those extra 37.5 seconds — due in part to a more-complicated menu — can severely impact sales. [The New York Times]
200,000 square feet
$300,000 to $600,000
Former Yankee Reggie Jackson will auction the letters that spelled “Yankee Stadium” on the former home of the New York Yankees for an expected total haul of between $300,000 and $600,000. No word on whether Sotheby’s is following the commonly accepted “Wheel of Fortune” rule by charging only for the six vowels. [The New York Times]
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