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ORDER DENYING CERTIFICATE OF APPEALABILITY

Before HENRY, Chief Circuit Judge, HARTZ, and O’BRIEN, Circuit Judges.

Marcus D. Woodson was convicted in Oklahoma state court of possession of contraband by an inmate after having twice been convicted of felonies and was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment. He filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus under28 U.S.C. § 2254 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. The court denied the application. Mr. Woodson seeks a certificate of appealability (COA) to appeal the denial. See 28U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)(A) (requiring COA to appeal dismissal of § 2254 application). Because a reasonable jurist could not debate the correctness of the district court’s decision, we deny a COA and dismiss the appeal.

 
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