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Prison Update: It's not getting any better

It's discouraging that conditions may have worsened in state prisons since the Phoenix published "Troubled Over Bridgewater" in September.

By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 12, 2010
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Troubled Over Bridgewater

On a winter evening around 11 pm, the former superintendent of Old Colony Correctional Center walked into a Rhode Island restaurant with a gun in his pocket.
Old Colony Correctional Center has been plagued by racism, suicide, and brutality — and things are only getting worse
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  September 10, 2010
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Time to break a sweat

Deval Patrick won the governor’s office by raising expectations that he could quickly make a difference on Beacon Hill.
Massachusetts may be beyond reform, but couldn’t Governor Patrick try a little harder?
By EDITORIAL  |  April 16, 2008