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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:57 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Raemisch has criticized the widespread use of solitary confinement, particularly when it comes to the mentally ill. What did he learn from his lonely time in confinement? Did it change his views? Westword has the story.

Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:02 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: At no point during the seven months he was behind bars was Owen provided with a sign language interpreter or a device to let him communicate with anyone, including his mom. How widespread are the problems? Westword has the story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The juror, who works for a law firm, was disgusted as he watched a death penalty prosecution against a man whose life fell apart after a possibly wrongful conviction. His wrath scorches Brauchler's team. Westword has the story.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Once upon a time, prisoners in the state were given the princely sum of $2 per day. But that was cut by two-thirds years ago. Keyes is fed up, and one reason involves toilet paper. Westword has the story.

Monday, March 17, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: After years of pressing the death penalty, a DA finally accepted a deal to sentence Montour to life in prison without parole. Why the change in tune? And how much did the failed effort cost? Westword has the story.

Monday, March 10, 2014 at 5:03 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Castrojon had gotten away from the jail by faking a medical issue last year and managed to evade recapture for months. This time, he and his pals used brute force. But their freedom wasn't long-lived. Westword has the story.

Friday, February 21, 2014 at 4:59 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Lawton would stand on his toilet when female prison staffers walked by his cell window. He was briefly released from prison last summer, but the way he returned didn't offer any self-gratification. Westword has the story.

Monday, February 3, 2014 at 5:02 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Advocates of prison reform have been calling for an end to solitary confinement for mentally ill cons for years. Now, however, one state has issued the order. What pushed officials to make the move? Westword has the story.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 5:01 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: A lawsuit alleges that one state miscalculated the sentences of many state inmates, hiking prison costs by millions and keeping offenders incarcerated beyond the time they were expected to serve. Westword has the story.

Monday, January 27, 2014 at 4:51 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Perry received a 66-year sentence -- seen as unduly harsh by many observers. Now, a parole board is giving her hope. But other prisoners in her position haven't been so lucky. Westword has the story.