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20-inmate fights leads to lockdown at the Oregon State Penitentiary

For the second time in less than a week, the Oregon State Penitentiary was placed on lockdown following a large-scale inmate fight.

About 20 inmates were involved in the altercation, prison officials said. 11 more words

Statesman Journal

Tessellated Pavement, Eaglehawk Neck, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Tasmania is an island state situated south of the Australian landmass. If you drive an hour south of Hobart, which is the capital, you may end up at Eaglehawk Neck on the Tasman Peninsula. 387 more words

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Trio of officials reflect on Oregon executions

In office, governor, corrections director and prison chief carried out the only two deaths since 1962; out of office, all now oppose capital punishment.

Even as they carried out Oregon’s most recent executions two decades ago, three top officials harbored doubts about the death penalty. 11 more words

Portland Tribune

Burnes Turns: Feb. 16-22, 2017

In what is probably my strongest list yet, my favorite songs of the week include a sobering sermon from Father John Misty, an outlaw jam from Houndmouth, and an Electro-Rock masterpiece from Japandroids. 293 more words

The Soundtrack Online

18. Gardens, Trolleys, Chinatown, and Prison

We woke up from our deep slumber, checked out of the hostel, grabbed some complimentary danishes, and headed out to explore the city some more. We first went to the San Francisco Botanical Gardens. 1,163 more words

Big Blue

Isolation and Agony at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Michael Kleen

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 547 more words

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