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  1. Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell PilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Black Enterprise

    ... access to college in prison." Working with three facilities in Louisiana-St. Gabriel Department of Corrections, Winnfield Correctional Center, and Madison Parish Detention Center-Wiley College will offer the following degrees: Associate of Arts, ...

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  2. Ohio city reviewing black officer's post about white copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Jackson Sun

    ... the post, which appears to be a comment on another person's observations. Vincent's profile lists his hometown as Winnfield, La. about 150 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, but does not say he works for the Cincinnati Police Department. Police Chief ...

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  3. From Captive to Captor: A Journalist's Journey from Prisoner to Prison GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Boise Weekly

    ... unconventional approach. He went undercover, spending four months as a prison guard at Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana. His 35,000-word story provides a rare, harrowing look at the closed world of private prisons - a system that ...

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  4. Inside a private prison: One reporter's harrowing storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Effingham Herald

    ... officer at Winn Correctional Center. For four months, Bauer trained and worked in the private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana, to see first-hand what countless investigations and TV shows like Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" have sought to expose ...

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  5. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... these entities since he took office and sees room for the "consolidation" of various boards. Sen. Gerald Long, R-Winnfield, said the number of boards and commissions is "far too large to be manageable," and the state could probably cut up to a third ...

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  6. Six shocking discoveries from a reporter who spent four months as a guard in a private prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Raw Story

    ... of prisons in the US. During his time as a guard at Winn Correctional Center, which holds about 1,500 prisoners in Winnfield, Louisiana, he saw stabbings, a prison break, and innumerable incidents of abuse and trauma. "It's your home for 12 hours a ...

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  7. "When you get around a prison, you don't fuck around, okay?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mother Jones

    ... 7:45 p.m. The night was warm and overcast when I set out to collect "B-roll" of the prison, a 20-minute drive from Winnfield, the nearest town. Between the prison and the Kisatchie National Forest was a wide, unfenced field. I didn't know it at the ...

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  8. A Reporter Went Undercover As a Guard in a Private Prison and Was Changed ForeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mediaite.com

    ... prison. The entire account of Bauer's time at Corrections Corporation of America's Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana is shocking. Beginning with his experiences being trained by COs who told guards not to get involved if inmates were ...

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  9. A Reporter Who Spent Four Months Undercover as a Private Prison Guard ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Gawker

    ... of prisons in the U.S. He worked as a guard at Winn Correctional Center, a prison of about 1,500 inmates in Winnfield, Louisiana. In that time, he saw stabbings, seemingly bloodthirsty fellow guards, and one prison break. As he frankly documents in ...

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  10. Jena man faces up to 10 years for illegal silencersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... ith an undercover agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. They met on May 10, 2016, in Winnfield, and the undercover agent purchased three silencers.

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  11. I saw stabbings, lockdowns, and inmates and officers pushed to the edge.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mother Jones

    ... even ask about the time I was arrested for shoplifting when I was 19. When I call Winn Correctional Center in Winnfield, Louisiana, the HR lady who answers is chipper and has a smoky Southern voice. "I should tell you upfront that the job only pays ...

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  12. Jena man faces up to 10 years for illegalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Town Talk

    ... agent from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, authorities said. They met on May 10, 2016, in Winnfield, and the undercover agent purchased three silencers. Law enforcement agents searched Durham's home on May 19, 2016. They ...

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  13. 2 Winnfield men plead guilty to firearms chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Two Winnfield men face up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of possession of a stolen firearm. U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley says 33-year-old Ashton L. Howard and 26-year-old Aaron Thomas pleaded guilty in a hearing last week before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Hayes.

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  14. Street toughness in country community launchedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Daily World

    Street toughness in country community launched 'A-Train' Anthony "A-Train" Thomas learned his powerful running style by playing in the street. Check out this story on dailyworld.com: Anthony Thomas was an All-American at Winnfield High School, a three-year starter and record holder at Michigan and eventually the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year.

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  15. Winnfield men plead guilty to firearms chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Ashton L. Howard, 33, and Aaron Thomas, 26, both of Winnfield, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a stolen firearm in a hearing before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Hayes. Thomas also pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.

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  16. Three Central Louisiana hospitals file for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Town Talk

    Three Central Louisiana hospitals file for bankruptcy Hospitals in Marksville, Oakdale, Winnfield plan to keep operating Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: The fate of community hospitals in Marksville, Oakdale and Winnfield is uncertain after the company that owns them recently filed for for bankruptcy protection. Avoyelles Hospital in Marksville, Oakdale Community Hospital and Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield are owned by Progressive Acute Care LLC. PAC applied for Chapter 11 relief on May 31, along with the subsidiary companies that manage the hospitals, in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Lafayette.

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  17. Who writes Louisiana's laws?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The News-Star

    With just days left in the 2016 General Session of the Louisiana Legislature, lawmakers have written and introduced 1,644 bills, but only 281 of them have become law - a 17 percent success rate.a Who writes Louisiana's laws? With just days left in the 2016 General Session of the Louisiana Legislature, lawmakers have written and introduced 1,644 bills, but only 281 of them have become law - a 17 percent success rate.a Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1X68xk7 Rep. Tony Bacala, R-Gonzales, left, asks questions of the state health department as Rep. Jack McFarland, R-Winnfield, listens, Tuesday in Baton Rouge.

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  18. Thelma Marie Manshack ProcellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Natchitoches Times

    Thelma Marie Manshack Procell of Winnfield went to the arms of the Father on June 1, 2016. She succumbed to a short illness after suffering a major stroke in 2011.

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  19. Mandeville company operating rural Acadiana hospitals files for bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... Friday, June 3, 2016, along North Lewis Street in New Iberia. The Mandeville company that owns rural hospitals in Winnfield, Marksville and Oakdale, and formerly operated a medical center in New Iberia, filed for bankruptcy last week. Progressive ...

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  20. News roundup: Two from Zachary get prison terms for Medicaid fraud...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... Edwards' has signed a bill enacting the prohibition. The Associated Press reports the bill by Sen. Gerald Long, R-Winnfield, bans registered sex offenders from soliciting door-to-door for any kind of business. Violators of the measure will face ...

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