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For 17 seasons, Dick Wolf and co. have captivated the nation with their sexual violence specialized Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, featuring stories of New York City’s elite squad investigate these “especially heinous” crimes. Considering the subject matter, it should come as no surprise that FCC complaints show viewers had a problem with SVU’s … mild swears and racy commercials?
There is a lot of common lore surrounding logistics of firing squads - one gun contains a blanks, executioners aim for the heart, not the head, there may be a blindfold and a cigarette. But what’s actually on the books is a bit of a mystery, and in Utah, where a shortage of lethal drugs has brought the firing squad out of retirement, no light is going to be shed on the issue anytime soon.
In Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s inaugural address, he vowed to “increase transparency and make clear that Boston’s interests come first. Always.” Unfortunately, Walsh’s city government doesn’t seem to be as keen as on upholding what the mayor promised at the beginning of his tenure.
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|Bristol Jail/HOC Waivers||No Responsive Documents||Department of Public Health||Massachusetts|
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|Amy Schumer FCC Complaints||Completed||Federal Communications Commission||United States of America|