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Pennsylvania aims to reduce wait for clemency by years

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman said his goal is for the state Board of Pardons to use the online system to turn around an application for a pardon or commutation in a year or less.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press and Sam Dunklau

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Ex-lifer back on track for release amid old shoplifting case

A Pennsylvania man who earned a reprieve from a life sentence only to be held on a long-ago shoplifting charge is back on track to be released.

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press