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Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing story

Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing story

Sara Weber

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"If a inmate hit me, I'm go' hit (him) right back. I don't care if the camera's rolling. If a inmate spit on me, he's ... [Read More]

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Will tax on sugary drinks make us healthier or just poorer? Will tax on sugary drinks make us healthier or just poorer?

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Judge upholds suspension of then-7-year-old boy in infamous pop tart gun case Judge upholds suspension of then-7-year-old boy in infamous pop tart gun case

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