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Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas Eve

California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.

12/24/2014

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McCain, King Resolution Calls For Pardoning Boxer

Sen. John McCain and Rep. Peter King again are pushing a congressional resolution urging a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, who became the world’s first black heavyweight champion a century ago.

05/24/2011

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Doors’ Jim Morrison Posthumously Pardoned For Indecent Exposure

Jim Morrison was posthumously pardoned Thursday for a 1969 indecent exposure conviction in Florida, a move a woman who said she was married to The Doors lead singer called a cheap political ploy.

12/09/2010

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