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  1. General, judge and former U.S. representative are inducted in Louisiana Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... a "Ricky" Wicker and others as the 2014 inductees, during a ceremony Friday in Baton Rouge. The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation, at the Angola prison farm, has selected people for their list since 2004, to honor

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  2. Wicker, Curtis inducted in Louisiana Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... "Ricky" Wicker and others as the 2014 inductees, during a ceremony Friday in Baton Rouge. The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation, at the Angola prison farm, has selected people for their list since 2004, to honor them for their service ...

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  3. What 28-Years of Solitary Confinement Does to the MindRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Time

    Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore, 59, has spent the last 28 consecutive years in solitary confinement in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, but a prison warden says he may be released to the general inmate population.

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  4. Louisiana Warden May Release Inmate From 28 Straight Years in SolitaryRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Time

    ... kept him confined in a 6 by 9 foot cell for 23 hours a day. Burl Cain, the warden of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, told reporters for Northwestern University's Medill Justice Project that he would be ready to transfer the prisoner, Kenny "Zulu" ...

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  5. Angola warden weighs ending inmate's solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... population. In an interview July 19 outside the gates of the largest prison in America, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, Warden Burl Cain said he is prepared to take Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore out of what is known as closed cell restriction if the ...

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  6. Warden considers ending Angola inmate's solitary confinement after 28 straight yearsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... population. In an interview July 19 outside the gates of the largest prison in America, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, Warden Burl Cain said he is prepared to take Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore out of what is known as closed cell restriction if the ...

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  7. Ex-Jetson guard fired again for probe of actionsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... to release him without reason. According to Gee, who spent more than a decade as a guard at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola before going to Jetson in 2011, that's exactly what happened. He read over the phone a line from the separation ...

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  8. Do Heat-Sensitive Inmates Have A Right To Air-Conditioning?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | National Public Radio

    hide caption Inmate dormitories at Louisiana State Penitentiary, like this one photographed in July 2011, have heating in the winter and cooling by fans and open windows in the summer, but no air conditioning. A judge ruled earlier this year that ...

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  9. Gautreaux among 7 to be inducted into La. Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... The induction into the Hall of Fame is a public service honor sponsored by the Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation, a nonprofit that studies public safety and corrections, said Casey Rayborn Hicks, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman. The ...

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  10. EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux to be inducted into Louisiana Justice Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... Justice Hall of Fame Friday. The 10th annual ceremonies will include a luncheon held at Louisiana State Penitentiary "Angola," a tour of the prison and a reception at the Museum Complex unveiling an exhibit of the inductees' lives and ...

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  11. Hot Prisons Could Be Deadly For U.S. Inmates, Advocates WarnRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Inmate dormitories at Louisiana State Penitentiary, such as this one photographed in July 2011, have heating in the winter and cooling by fans and open windows in the summer, but no air conditioning.

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  12. Accused hit man Larry Thompson pleads not guiltyRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | The Times

    Accused hit man Larry Thompson Sr. celebrated his 71st birthday today with an outing from the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola to the Caddo Parish Courthouse, where he was asked to enter a plea in a 1979 Shreveport homicide.

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  13. Black Panther Spends 35 Years In Solitary, Warden Finally Hints It Was PoliticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Crooks and Liars

    ... has spent 35 years in what officials call closed cell restriction since being sentenced to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola for second-degree murder in 1977. Whitmore, who has been in solitary for the last 28 consecutive years, reportedly ...

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  14. Warden's offer of Christian rehab suggests Black...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... has spent 35 years in what officials call closed cell restriction since being sentenced to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola for second-degree murder in 1977. Whitmore, who has been in solitary for the last 28 consecutive years, reportedly ...

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  15. Archive 2.zipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Criminal District Court Judge Arthur Hunter listens to a presentation in an automotive repair class at the Louisiana State Penitentiary Thursday.

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  16. Prisoner re-entry program successfully pairs short-timers with lifers: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Angola. Why would he send first-time nonviolent offenders there? Standing on the grounds of the Louisiana State Penitentiary Thursday, Hunter said, "I tell them, you may be crying now, but two years from now you're going to be crying tears of joy." ...

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  17. This week -- Published July 16, 2014Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | RecordNET

    Torrence Hatch, a rapper/hip-hopper from south Baton Rouge, La., has been rebuilding his career since his release from the Louisiana State Penitentiary on March 5. He'd served five years of an eight-year sentence after pleading guilty to drug charges.

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  18. Lil Boosie at James L Knight CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Boosie along with Rich Homie Quan take the stage in Miami . Lil Boosie was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola in early March. Now it's time for the Baton Rouge rapper to get back to what made him a star, before he went to ...

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  19. The prison that dared to pray: Angola used faith, family to stem violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... - 150 times in all - as inmates dressed in cheerful, bright-colored shirts at the once-infamous Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola united with their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Inmates known as "lifers" - ...

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  20. Louisianaa s Angola Prison Rodeo marks 50 yearsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... from a small event for prisoners into a big business that draws thousands of spectators to the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Proceeds go into the prison's Inmate Welfare Fund, which helps pay for inmate education and recreational supplies. Only the ...

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