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  1. Inmates' lawyers: A/C only way to prevent heat-related illness, death at AngolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by U.S. Distric Court -- Fans low into cells in death row at the Louisiana State Penitenary at Angola. Some inmates have complained about the conditions at the prison.

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  2. Nine people appointed to top jobs in Louisiana corrections departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Advocate

    ... top corrections officials resigned in recent months following investigations of alleged misconduct, including former Angola warden Burl Cain in January and his son, former Avoyelles Correctional Center warden Nate Cain. But not all the changes are ...

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  3. A moment of crisis, opportunity for Louisiana's criminal justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Times-Picayune

    A guard on horseback leads a work crew to the fields at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. than the national average.

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  4. 'I had to be armed for awhile;' Musicians from Angola prison...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Charles Neville, right, of The Neville Brothers, jams with the Angola prison band The Jazzmen as they play a rendition of 'Hey Pocky Way' during a prison music symposium held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Music, from jazz and gospel to rock and country, are part of prison life explored by experts in a daylong symposium, 'Angola Bound Revisited,' where Louisiana State Penitentiary's Main Prison Gospel Band takes the chapel stage to perform.

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  5. Film probes music behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Daily World

    ... directed by Georgetown ethnomusicologist Ben Harbert, follows inmates who have developed prison music careers at Angola, Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women and Hunt Correctional Center. Mark DeWitt, director of the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Endowed ...

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  6. US Supreme Court declines to hear 'Angola 5' appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the case of David Brown, the "Angola 5" member who was sentenced to death for the killing of a prison guard during a 1999 escape attempt. The New Orleans Advocate reports defense advocates had hoped the case would prompt the high court to scold Louisiana for not adhering to a ruling requiring prosecutors to turn over to the defense all evidence favorable to a defendant.

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  7. Margaret Sanchez pleads guilty in 2012 killing of Jaren LockhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Best of New Orleans

    ... testify in Sanchez' case. Speaks, who's planning an appeal, is in the Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola, where his life sentence is compounded by two additional convictions related to the killing: obstruction of justice and ...

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  8. Margaret Sanchez pleads guilty in 2012 death, dismemberment of Jaren LockhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice. He is serving two life sentences at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. The first of those life sentences was handed down for the second degree murder. After initially sentencing Speaks to 40 years ...

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  9. 'Biggest difference is' my last name: Ex-Angola guard alleges Nate Cain shown favoritismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Former Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola lieutenant Patrick Sayes, who served time in federal prison after he was found guilty of standing by while two guards badly beat an inmate, talks about it recently on the front porch of his house. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Former Angola Warden Burl Cain reads a statement during a press conference in front of the State Capitol Wednesday.

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  10. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    Besides being named the state's best newspaper, the Louisiana Press Association also awarded The Advocate the Freedom of Information award for its public records victory over the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University's secret search for a new chief executive. THE ADVOCATE ALSO WON THE BEST INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING AWARD FOR THE coverage of Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola Warden Burl Cain's investment partnership with two businessmen each seeking to help an inmate in the state prison system.

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  11. Our Views: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards flouts transparency; credit card records are kept in darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    In many ways, the new governor has delivered, insisting that the state operate on an honestly balanced budget and focusing his energies on the problems of Louisiana, rather than the voters of Iowa. But there is one slice of the governor's portfolio where voters deserve change and are not getting it - in the management of a state prison system dominated for two decades by Angola Warden Burl Cain.

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  12. 'Biggest difference is, my last namea s Sayes; his last name is Cain': ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Advocate

    'Biggest difference is, my last name's Sayes; his last name is Cain': Ex-Angola guard alleges Nate Cain shown favoritism Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Former Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola lieutenant Patrick Sayes, who served time in federal prison after he was found guilty of standing by while two guards badly beat an inmate, talks about it recently on the front porch of his house. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Former Angola Warden Burl Cain reads a statement during a press conference in front of the State Capitol Wednesday.

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  13. a oeThe biggest difference is, my last namea s Sayes; his last name is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    "The biggest difference is, my last name's Sayes; his last name is Cain;" Former Angola guard alleges Nate Cain shown favoritism Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Former Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola lieutenant Patrick Sayes, who served time in federal prison after he was found guilty of standing by while two guards badly beat an inmate, talks about it recently on the front porch of his house. Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --Former Angola Warden Burl Cain reads a statement during a press conference in front of the State Capitol Wednesday.

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  14. UL professor to show documentary on music in Louisiana's prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... what is the role of music in prison today? The three acts of the documentary offer different perspectives. At Angola Prison, older lifers seek redemption through song. Yet, the father of Angola's gospel scene has lost faith in music's promise. At ...

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  15. Judge to hear testimony on Louisiana death row's heat levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A federal judge is set to hear testimony on whether Louisiana prison officials are adequately protecting death-row inmates from dangerous heat and humidity levels in a facility where the state refuses to install air conditioning. Three death-row inmates who sued three years ago over the sweltering conditions in their cells at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola are expected to attend Wednesday's hearing in U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's courtroom.

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  16. Prison chief: Refusal to cool death row isn't politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | SFGate

    In this May 9, 2011 file photo, the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is seen in West Feliciana Parish, La. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson expressed frustration as he questioned why prison officials won't spend roughly $1 million to install air conditioning on death row, since the state has already spent much more to fight this in court.

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  17. Judge to hear testimony on Louisiana death row's heat levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    A federal judge is set to hear testimony on whether Louisiana prison officials are adequately protecting death-row inmates from dangerous heat and humidity levels in a facility where the state refuses to install air conditioning. Three death-row inmates who sued three years ago over the sweltering conditions in their cells at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola are expected to attend Wednesday's hearing in U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's courtroom.

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  18. News roundup: LSU Student Health Center opens with limited health...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... inmates filed three years ago over the sweltering conditions in their cells at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. The three inmates who filed the lawsuit are expected to attend today's hearing in U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson's courtroom. ...

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  19. 6-15 5am WWL First News Early Edition w/Dave CohenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... they want. But they do not have American and the state has spent over a million dollars. Fighting efforts. To force. Angola officials to install air conditioners. And probably gonna spend more hours of flight lingers on expected this judge who seems ...

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  20. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Advocate

    This April 22, 2009 photo shows a view of the front entrance of the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. There are few states as rich in culture and history as Louisiana.

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