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Stories with subject: Pardons and commutations
  • Missouri governor commute's man's sentence for pot offenses 
    Updated: May-22-15 11:31 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. Jay Nixon commuted his sentence.

  • Documentary on T-rex discovery leads to pardon request story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 10:28 pm

    PIERRE, South Dakota - Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found. But there's one black mark on his record: a federal conviction that landed him in prison almost 20 years ago.