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Local shoplifting crime among governor’s pardons

December 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Daugaard grants numerous area people shortened sentences.

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Outgoing Nevis mayor granting ‘pardons’ for stoplight, roundabout violations and jaywalking

December 18, 2010 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Nevis mayor Dave McCurnin bid farewell to council members and the electorate this week, but not before issuing a “proclamation.” Continue Reading

Few pardoned by Pawlenty go on to reoffend

December 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

innesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty last month found himself explaining a pardon for a sex offender facing new charges of abusing a child, an unpleasant situation for a man flirting with a presidential bid. But a check of pardons granted during Pawlenty’s eight years as governor found he’s unlikely to face the same headaches as at least one of his rivals. Continue Reading

Doors’ Jim Morrison to get pardoned in Florida

December 9, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The Doors singer Jim Morrison will get a posthumous pardon for an indecent exposure conviction in Florida after Gov. Charlie Crist got a commitment for enough votes from other members of the state’s Board of Executive Clemency to approve it. Continue Reading

Obama pardons Minot man, 8 others

December 3, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama has granted the first pardons of his presidency, to nine people convicted of crimes including possessing drugs, counterfeiting and even mutilating coins. One of the people pardoned: Edgar Leopold Kranz Jr., of Minot. Continue Reading