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firstname.lastname@example.orgMaryland's prison chief said this week that a reorganization of the state prison system will reduce recidivism and improve the way inmates re-enter society upon their release. Gary D. Maynard, secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Correctional...
When RCA introduced its first television, the set was encased in clear Lucite, so visitors to the 1939 World's Fair in New York could see the electronic innards and walk away confident that the sound and video were not a mere trick. Decades later, the...
Corrie ten Boom was a Dutch non-Jewish Holocaust survivor who helped save the lives of many Dutch Jews during World War II. When her family was discovered harboring Jews, they were all deported to Nazi concentration camps. Several years after her...
Associated PressST. LOUIS (AP) — A doctor once told Albert Brown he shouldn't expect to make it to 50, given the toll taken by his years in a Japanese labor camp during World War II and the infamous, often-deadly march that got him there. But the former dentist...
Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66. Vann Nath, who...
SAN DIEGO -- A 15-foot-tall bronze, concrete and stainless steel monument to prisoners of war was dedicated in front of about 350 people Friday at the Miramar National Cemetery in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. "The Liberation Moment'' statue...
Tags: Sculpture, Armed Forces, Human Interest, Ceremonies, Prisons
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThough decades have passed, Imperial Valley native Robert Ramirez remembers waking up to see the sharp points of bayonets carried by North Vietnamese Army soldiers. The then-U.S. Army sergeant had made a mistake: falling asleep after hiking from Laos...
Jess Clarkson, Jr., 86, of Kings Mountain is still “tough as a pine knot” like he was when he fought his way across Italy, France and into Germany during World War II. The former infantryman’s memory is sharp as a tack too and his...
Texas Tribune Texas prison inmates can’t vote, so most counties ignore them. But they can change the value of your votes for Congress and the state Legislature. In Anderson County — and in Bee, Karnes or Walker counties — a...
More than 100 prisoners, many shaved and tattooed, crowded into the hard pews of the Men's Central Jail chapel and craned their necks to get a good look at "The Man." Sheriff Lee Baca, the top authority figure in Los Angeles County's troubled jail...
Tags: Aging, Television Industry, Los Angeles Times, Prisons, Lee Baca
Daily American reporterWhite gloves, hoops and bonnets are not out of place in Betsy Nightingale’s life. She has always had a deep interest in United States history, especially the Civil War era. So Nightingale jumped at the opportunity to join about two dozen others who...
KIAHPrisoners are protesting a porn ban. Connecticut prisoners are fighting for their right to lust in the joint! Dozens of inmates have started a letter writing campaign against a new policy that would ban pornographic materials from inside the joint. If the...
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