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Children are Following Their Parents to Prison

“Well, you know, the children of incarcerated parents are 7 times more likely to go to prison than other kids.”

12/15/2011

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Locked Up and Getting Unemployment Benfits

The revelation came less than a month after it started a new process which runs the names of unemployment benefit recipients against a list of state inmates.

12/13/2011

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Missouri Prisons Help Feed the Hungry

Prisoners have raised more than 50-tons of vegetables and fruits for the needy.

10/12/2011

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Mo. Lawmakers Want Cheaper, Safer Prison System

Currently the Missouri Department of Corrections houses more than 30,000 inmates.

08/25/2011

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Budget Cuts Force Jail Time for Missouri’s Mentally Ill

“The traditional safety net of mental health care has not been well-funded in the last decade”

03/12/2011

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Missouri’s Prisons Are Graying

Geriatric wing created in Jefferson City as more inmates top age 50

02/13/2011

ACLU questions Missouri's supply of execution drug

ST. LOUIS (AP) — As preparations continue for Missouri’s first execution in nearly two years, a civil rights group is raising concerns about the state’s supply of a drug crucial to the execution process.

01/06/2011

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