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Wash. High Court: Governor Can Cancel Parole

Washington’s governor does have the authority to cancel an inmate’s parole.

11/08/2013

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Prison Inmates Learning Aerospace Work

Forget license plates. Some inmates at the Airway Heights Corrections Center are training for jobs in the state’s huge aerospace industry.

CBS Seattle–09/23/2013

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State Prison Brings Together Solitary Inmates

Six inmates, each shackled and chained to a chair, face the front of a room at the Washington State Penitentiary as two instructors guide them through conversations about managing anger and avoiding confrontation.

05/12/2013

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No Fiscal Cliff Deal Could Cause Jails To Release Inmates

A scenario that police in western Oregon feared came true in the thick of holiday season after two dozen inmates were freed from a county jail that could no longer afford to hold them.

12/25/2012

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Inmates Find Identity In Orchestra

After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released.

12/03/2012

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Inmates Claim Prison Officials Ceding Control To Gangs In Order To Save Money

A gang war that appears to have taken over parts of an Idaho private prison is spilling into the federal courts, with some inmates contending prison officials are ceding control to gang leaders in an effort to save money.

11/13/2012

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