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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Contact: Jessica Robinson…

Gov. Blunt Grants Pardons, Allows Parole Hearing

         JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Matt Blunt today announced his decision to pardon…

As governor, Matt Blunt has granted a total of 14 pardons, including those announced today, and denied nearly 1800

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Less than one per cent.

From a Missouri Supreme Court decision:

…They were among 45 out of 992 petitioners that were granted clemency by Governor Bob Holden in 2004….

There is a bit of a difference.