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  • Members of George "Nick" Kirk's family (front row from left) Jamie Stewart, Mandi Hull, and Barb Webb, listen as the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole announces its unanimous decision to deny Ronnie Lee Gardner's request for commutation. Gardner, who shot and injured Kirk in 1985, is scheduled to be executed by firing squad on Friday for fatally shooting attorney Michael Burdell. (Associated Press)

    Utah steps closer to using firing squad

    Utah moved closer to executing an inmate by firing squad after the state parole board refused Monday to commute the sentence of convicted murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner.


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