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Prison Officer Aims To Right Wrong In 1893 Death

A Michigan Department of Corrections officer is seeking national recognition for a 19th century prison guard fatally poisoned by an inmate who was pardoned decades later.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Gov. Rick Snyder visits a state prison facility in Jackson. (Courtesy: Gov. Snyder's Office)

Gov. Snyder Tours State Prison In Jackson

Gov. Rick Snyder followed up on a pledge to see how Michigan prisons are being run, becoming the first Michigan governor in more than 50 years to tour a state prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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Former Prison Facilities Become Tourist Attraction

Former state prison facilities in southern Michigan are becoming a hot tourist attraction where visitors can sit in cells and read prison rule books still attached to the cell bars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2012

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