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Gov. Shumlin Pardons Two Women

Two former convicts are starting 2014 off with clean records.
MONTPELIER, Vt. -  Two former convicts are starting 2014 off with clean records.

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin officially pardoned the women, who were both previously convicted on drug charges. Their names are not being released.

Both have had clean records ever since.

The first did time about 10 years ago on heroin and escape charges. She asked to be pardoned so she could work as a licensed professional.

The second's conviction is from nearly 30 years ago. She paid a fine for selling cocaine to an undercover officer. She asked for the pardon so she could further her career in nursing.

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