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  1. Two out-of-state companies put in bids for four private prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional []

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  2. Utah firm seeks to keep Mississippi prison contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. ...

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  3. Two Bidders Seek Private Prison ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lauderdale County, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County ...

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  4. 2 bidders seek Miss. private prison contractRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility and Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. ...

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  5. Private Mississippi prison conditions called 'barbaric' in lawsuit, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Times-Picayune

    Standing blood on cell floors, rats, and regular abuse of inmates characterize the poor conditions of a private prison in Meridian, Miss., leading to a lawsuit from the ACLU and the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports . The litigation, filed Thursday , accuses the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, which is run by the Utah firm Management & Training Corp., of being in a deplorable state.

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  6. Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuitRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Times

    Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual inmates at the prison, operated on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Corrections by Management and Training Corp. of Centerville, Utah.

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  7. Civil Rights Advocates Take Action to Protect All Prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional FacilityRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | PressReleasePoint

    MERIDIAN, Miss. - Civil rights advocates filed a motion in federal court today to protect all prisoners at the for-profit East Mississippi Correctional Facility from conditions that corrections and medical experts have described as "dangerous," "dysfunctional," and tantamount to "torture."

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  8. Mississippi Sued Over 'Hellish' Conditions in For-Profit PrisonRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Common Dreams

    At the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, sometimes incarcerated people are forced to resort to starting fires to get attention from negligent staff. Denial of food and medical care.

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  9. MDOC seeks new deals at 4 prisonsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... says he wants more security staff hired at Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Epps says Utah-based Management & Training ...

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  10. Three Guards Injured in Prison StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Three prison guards were injured in a stabbing at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility Thursday morning.

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  11. Authorities Investigating Alleged Rape at EMCFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an alleged sexual assault at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lost Gap.

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  12. 9 inmates hurt in fight at prison in MississippiRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | SFGate

    ... overuse of force and inadequate medical care for young inmates. MTC also operates the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian, the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Holly Springs and the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in ...

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  13. Prison employee accused of having sex with Mississippi inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A prison worker has been accused of allegedly have sex with an inmate at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.

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  14. Autumn Wedgeworth, Meridian, Miss., prison guard sex with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Prison guard Autumn Wedgeworth worked in the education department at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility located at 10641 Old Highway 80 W in Meridian. The correctional facility, which opened in 1999, houses male inmates in an unincorporated ...

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  15. State prison officials believe man convicted for Harrison County...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    A prisoner serving time for child molestation was strangled by a fellow inmate earlier this month at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, prison officials said Tuesday.

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  16. Inmate Death Could be HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Lauderdale County sheriff's office is investigating the June 10 strangulation of an inmate at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.

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  17. Officials believe prison inmate killed by cellmateRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Lauderdale County sheriff's office is investigating the June 10 strangulation of an inmate at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.

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  18. Prison officials believe prisoner killed by cell mateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The Lauderdale County sheriff's office is investigating the June 10 strangulation of an inmate at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.

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  19. Seeing squalor and unconcern in a Mississippi prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    Open fires sometimes burn unheeded in the solitary-confinement units of the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, a privately run state prison in Meridian, 90 miles east of here.

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  20. Seeing squalor and unconcern in a Mississippi prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Sunherald.com

    Open fires sometimes burn unheeded in the solitary-confinement units of the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, a privately run state prison in Meridian, 90 miles east of here.

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