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Tuesday Jul 8 | WHO-TV

Iowa State Penitentiary to Open in the Fall

In April, it came to light that the new geothermal heating and cooling system at the Fort Madison facility wasn't working correctly.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Oscar nominee from Oswego sees 'beautiful people' in prisons

Edgar Barens, who grew up in Oswego, was an Oscar nominee for his short documentary "Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall."

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Related Topix: Prison, Oswego, IL, Montgomery, IL, State Prisons, Aurora, IL

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System problems still delay Iowa prison opening

Problems with the geothermal heating and cooling system continue to delay the opening of Iowa's $132 million maximum-security prison in Fort Madison.

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Wed May 21, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

Officials say an Iowa State Penitentiary employee has been assaulted by a prison inmate.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Early, IA, Sac County, IA, West Des Moines, IA

Mon May 19, 2014

KHQA-TV Quincy

Staff member assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiary

A staff member was assaulted at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Ft. Madison Monday morning.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Fort Madison, IA

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