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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of parole.


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  • And that hard-core chemotherapy "produced as good a result as we could have expected" — he was 70-80% in remission — and left him feeling pretty lucky: "It was like getting paroled from a life sentence at San Quentin."

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  • The crimes in question took place fifty years ago next month, when the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, were murdered by two men who had recently been paroled from the state prison.

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  • It should also be noted that the records of offenders who have been paroled or released are not updated after they leave the custody of the correctional facility, therefore, no presumption should be made that any offender listed as paroled from a correctional facility remains under active parole supervision.

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  • She left to catch the rest of the Andrew Bird set and Jo and I marveled at the strange assortment of humanity there, including a really large woman dressed in a pink and champagne corset and tutu outfit (complete with a tiara), and a really, really drunk guy in a battered straw fedora and a red Hawaiian shirt covered in chili peppers who looked like he'd just been paroled from a Jimmy Buffet concert.

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  • The INS has "paroled" her into the United States to pursue criminal litigation, and on Nov. 20, Elangwe filed a civil suit against the couple, charging they violated the 13th Amendment of the Constitution prohibiting slavery.

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  • And the people who were murdered will never get "paroled" because they were given death sentences by the murderers.

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  • When the people who were killed get "paroled," then the murderer could be considered for parole.

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  • Under guidelines enacted in 1997, once an arriving individual had shown immigration officials a "credible fear" of persecution or torture back home, he could be "paroled" into the country to await a judge's decision on his application to remain, which could take many months.

  • After being paroled, Clemmons was returned to prison after violating his parole, Huckabee said.

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  • Clemmons was paroled in August 2000, after 11 years in prison.

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