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The AP is reporting that Idaho is temporarily violating a court order on prison crowding at the Idaho State Correctional Institution, after a Jan. 2 inmate riot damaged a new temporary housing unit that had been set up in a warehouse. It was too late to cancel plans to bring back 300 inmates from out of state, so overcrowding ensued. “We’re trying to come to an understanding with the court so we’re not in hot water,” state Corrections Director Brent Reinke said. Click below to read the full story from AP reporter Rebecca Boone.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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