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U.S. Selling Prisoners To Private Prison

At a for-profit Texas prison, protesting subpar health care, inmates refused to eat breakfast and work. Their protest escalated to a riot. Guards responded by dispersing tear gas. Willacy prison was deemed uninhabitable the following day. The 2,800 prisoners—mostly illegal immigrants—will go to the highest bidder. http://goo.gl/CeWSHt

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