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  1. 29 - King's Candy: A New Orleans Prison Kitchen VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WNYC-AM New York

    Robert King Wilkerson was in imprisoned at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola Louisiana for 31 years. Twenty-nine of those years he was in solitary confinement.

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  2. New Orleans Mayor Landrieu kicks off week of Katrina commemorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NOLA.com

    ... When you have that kind of gap, not everyone gets everything at one time." Goldberg and Landrieu recently traveled to Angola, where they spoke to New Orleanians who will spend the rest of their lives in the infamous state prison for crimes of ...

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  3. Victims' family objects to death row inmate'saRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Times

    ... in October 1990 for the first-degree murders of four Shreveport residents. He currently still is on death row at Angola. Nathaniel Code Jr. lost his right to air conditioning when he terrorized and slaughtered four people in their Shreveport home ...

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  4. James Gill: 'Absurd' Angola death row lawsuit over heat 'price we pay ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff file photo by Mark Saltz --The arms of two death row inmates could be seen on B Tier at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola on March 3, 2009. Fans above and to the right of the cells, are alleged by some inmates to be the only source of cooling during summer months when heat indexes allegedly exceed 100 degrees.

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

    Friday Aug 14 | 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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  6. James Gill: Forget the hot conditions. Why not abolish Death Row?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | 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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  7. Should Louisiana grow medical marijuana at Angola? Warden Burl Cain 'wouldn't touch it with a 10-foot pole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | NOLA.com

    ... University Ag Centers, if they want the job. But if the universities turn down the potentially lucrative contract, Angola Warden Burl Cain said Wednesday (Aug. 12) he doesn't want it either. "I wouldn't touch it with a 10-foot pole," Cain said of ...

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  8. Burl Cain ends gubernatorial rumors, but has plenty to say about other topicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Advocate

    Louisiana won't be seeing another gubernatorial candidate in Burl Cain, he said Wednesday, but the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola warden offered his opinions on a range of controversial topics during a lunch at the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge. "I wouldn't have the money to do it," Cain said, quelling rumors that surfaced last year of a possible run for governor.

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  9. Angola warden won't rule out future governor run: First thing he'd fix? BR trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... Burl Cain for governor? The question was raised Wednesday (Aug. 12) to the warden of Louisiana State Petitionary at Angola, during Cain's lunchtime address to the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge. "I thought a lot about it...and it would have been a ...

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  10. Is Mayor Landrieu on right track to quell New Orleans violence?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... force and adding to New Orleans' crime problems. Calliope1 wrote: Maybe they should take some high risk kids up to Angola and have some prisoners discuss what life is like up here. It might make these kids think...decades in a slammer with nothing ...

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  11. Angola inmates ask for rehearing on death row heat caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The News-Star

    State corrections officials complained last fall to a federal appellate court that a federal judge was micromanaging the state prison Angola inmates ask for rehearing on death row heat case BATON ROUGE - State corrections officials complained last fall to a federal appellate court that a federal judge was micromanaging the state prison Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: Razor wire and fencing found on the grounds at the death row facility at Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La.

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  12. Single tickets for New Orleans opera season, including 'Dead Man Walking,' go on sale MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Times-Picayune

    A guard keeps watch at the Angola State Penitentiary, which is a setting for the opera 'Dead Man Walking.' . Prices range from $26 to $198.

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  13. Denzel Washington speaks at Greater Baton Rouge Boys and Girls Club eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... could it not be? It's the most important thing. I'm working in Jackson, and I worked in St. Francisville right near Angola. Every day I pass Dixon Correctional Facility. If we don't invest now, we will be investing later." Magnificent Seven will be ...

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  14. Sept. 2 hearing in longtime inmate's quest for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... state could try Woodfox fairly. Woodfox is the last still-incarcerated member of a group that supporters dubbed the "Angola Three" for their decades-long stays in isolation at the Louisiana Penitentiary at Angola.

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  15. 25 must-take day trips from New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... including a leg of the Tammany Trace, and the Abita Brew Pub, once home to Abita Brewery's brewing and bottling. Angola, La. -- Louisiana State Penitentiary, once known as 'the bloodiest place on Earth,' features a museum that chronicles life inside ...

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  16. Judge sets date to set date for Landon Broussard's first-degree murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... defenders Elliot Brown and Clay Lejeune asked Hulin to transfer their client from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center because the two- to three-hour distance between Lafayette and Angola is ...

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  17. 25 day trips from New Orleans: From Abita to WallaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... the 135-year-old institution still operates as a prison farm and is the largest maximum security prison in America. Angola, as the prison is known, was the subject of the 1998 film "The Farm: Angola, USA" and was used as the inspiration of Louisiana ...

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  18. Summers on Angola's death row: When does 'hard time' become too hard?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... of Louisiana violated the U.S. Constitution by imposing cruel and unusual punishment upon three death row inmates at Angola. The inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, all of whom have medical problems that become exacerbated by heat, sought ...

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  19. Our Views: Appeals court gets it right in ruling about air conditioning on death row at AngolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Advocate

    ... that air conditioning is not a constitutional right for prisoners on death row in the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. That doesn't mean the state can be gratuitously cruel: A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled ...

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  20. Prosecutor in the US county that sentences the most people to death...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... provided by WAFB-TV 9, Glenn Ford, 64, center, walks out of a maximum security prison, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in Angola, La., after having spent nearly 26 years on death row. In 1984, Stroud helped secure a murder conviction and death sentence for ...

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