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Reader statements on F-16 crash, Greek debt crisis, County Attorney drug cases.

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers sound off on prison contracts, Sanchez pay raise, PCC advertising. 

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Letters to the editor

Reader opinions on mental health support unit, airstrike numbers, prison contracts. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Comments on mailing income taxes, Agnese Haury, county bonds, Congress and treaties. 

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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers sound off on prison spending plan, city pension problem, troubled veterans.

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Letters to the editor

Responses on SunZia project, Keystone pipeline, education funding, Forever Wild license.

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A look back at Alcatraz

A look back at Alcatraz

From left to right are the laundry room, power plant and quartermaster building on Alcatraz Island, shown Oct. 20, 1933 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ernest King)

March 21, 2013 4:18 pmLoading…
A look back at Alcatraz

A look back at Alcatraz

A rifle grenade fired by a soldier at left explodes at an already shattered and pock marked window at the Federal Prison on Alcatraz Island where rioting prisoners are cornered after killing two guards and wounding 15, May 3, 1946. (AP Photo/Jack Rice)

March 21, 2013 4:15 pmLoading…
A look back at Alcatraz

A look back at Alcatraz

This is Alcatraz Island prison, seen from the east, shown 1945. (AP Photo/Jack Rice)

March 21, 2013 4:17 pmLoading…
A look back at Alcatraz

A look back at Alcatraz

Jim Lowrie, a guard on Alcatraz's cell block, looks over the empty cell block after the last of the prisoners left the Rock for removal to other prisons, March 21, 1963 in San Francisco. (AP Photo)

March 21, 2013 4:17 pmLoading…
A look back at Alcatraz

A look back at Alcatraz

This is a gun tower on the west side of Alcatraz Prison Island in San Francisco Bay, shown April 30, 1952. The San Francisco skyline can be seen in the background. (AP Photo/Ernest K. Bennett)

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Bernard Coy, Kentucky bank robber, climbed up these bars of the gun gallery, seen at upper right, May 6, 1946, spread the bars apart to knock out prison guard Bert Burch, and grabbed his keys to begin the bloody attempted prison break, May 2. The attempt ended in the death of Coy and two oth…

March 21, 2013 4:15 pm

Discussion sessions on prisons nearing end

This Sunday will conclude St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church's discussions of prison privatization, which is part of the church's Adult Education program.

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Ariz. prison reform, trend of privatization focus of talk

Ariz. prison reform, trend of privatization focus of talk

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Ariz. prison reform, trend of privatization focus of talk

Ariz. prison reform, trend of privatization focus of talk

Three months ago the Arizona Senior Academy hosted a talk about why a coalition of 314 religious organizations, including every major religion in the world, has focused public attention on Arizona and other states for not complying with national and international laws governing prisoner treatment.

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In LD 9, difference is how to cut spending on prisons

In LD 9, difference is how to cut spending on prisons

Mohur Sarah Sidhwa

September 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
In LD 9, difference is how to cut spending on prisons

In LD 9, difference is how to cut spending on prisons

All three candidates running for the Arizona House in the new Legislative District 9, covering much of the north and northwest sides, say they'd try to cut spending on prisons to better fund education.

September 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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In LD 9, difference is how to cut spending on prisons

In LD 9, difference is how to cut spending on prisons

Victoria Steele

September 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Inside job suspected in big Mexican prison break

MEXICO CITY - Complicity by guards or other officials is suspected in the escape of 132 inmates from a prison in the northern border state of Coahuila, authorities said Tuesday.

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