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Michigan Wins Appeal Over Prisoner’s Air Mattress

A federal appeals court has deflated a Michigan prisoner’s air mattress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2014

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Recurring Overpopulation Causing Macomb County Jail To Release Some Prisoners Early

Sheriff Anthony Wickersham is submitting a list of early release candidates to Macomb Chief Circuit Court Judge John Foster, who can modify sentences, reduce bonds and release prisoners on tether.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2014

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Guards Protest At Prison Saying State Cuts Jeopardize Safety Of All

Prison guard Kevin Ott was left with a fractured skull and stabbed multiple times after being attacked by an inmate with a lock hidden inside a sock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2014

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Michigan Prison Food Contractor Boosts Pay, Staff

Ed Buss told reporters in Lansing that better staffing alleviates other problems, and overall performance of Aramark Correctional Services “needs to be much better.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

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Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After Inmates Found With Heroin, Cocaine

It’s at least the second case of an Aramark employee being accused of smuggling drugs since the company began a $145-million contract with Michigan in December.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–09/16/2014

Former Michigan Rep. Mark Schauer is the Democratic challenger taking on Gov. Snyder this fall. He is talking about helping the  middle class and doing more to fund education as he travels the state. (credit: Paul Pytlowany/CBS 62)

Mark Schauer: Snyder Deceived Public On Canceled Fine

Schauer said the fine’s cancellation shows “rank corruption” in Snyder’s administration and Snyder “lied” by not confirming until Thursday that Aramark Correctional Services’ fine was canceled.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2014

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Inmate Stabs Guard Several Times At Michigan Prison

The state says an inmate used a prison-made weapon to stab a guard multiple times at a prison near Jackson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

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Closed Part Of Michigan Prison Opening As Museum

“No more hiding the obvious. We are substituting a negative with a positive.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2014

Ex-Judge Wants Out Of Prison Early, Fears She May Have Sentenced Fellow Inmates

The former Michigan Supreme Court Justice says she is afraid because it is possible she sentenced inmates in her prison facility.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2014

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Union Says Prison Security Weakened By Private Food Contractor

Security at Michigan prisons has apparently gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

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