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Illinois Department of Corrections is being sued for supposedly put too many inmates in solitary confinement for too long. (Courtesy of IRN)

Lawsuit: Ill. Prison Inmates Kept in Solitary Confinement for Years for Minor Infractions

The federal civil rights lawsuit claims some Illinois inmates have been kept in near-total isolation for decades.

06/25/2015

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Summer 2012: Not An Anomaly But The New Normal

Number of heat waves per summer have doubled since the 1940’s.

07/31/2012

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