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THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017

TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017

THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016

MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016

Federal court upholds contempt ruling against prison company 

A federal appellate court has upheld a contempt of court ruling made against private prison company Corrections Corporation of America for falsifying staffing reports at an Idaho prison. Monday's ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals means the Nashville, Tennessee-based CCA will have to pay higher-than-normal attorneys' fees...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015

FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 2014

Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, right, responds to a comment by Libertarian candidate John Bujak, left, during a debate at the studios of Idaho Public Television in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. (AP / Otto Kitsinger)

Fact Check: CCA and the governor’s debate 14 

In last night’s heated debate between the three leading candidates for governor of Idaho, there was much back-and-forth over the Corrections Corporation of America and the state’s $1 million settlement with the firm for understaffing the state’s largest prison and over-billing the state. Here’s a...

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MONDAY, OCT. 20, 2014


FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 2014

THURSDAY, OCT. 16, 2014

MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014

State: Prison takeover had 'challenges' 

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho prison officials say they had to have thousands of dollars' worth of medications shipped overnight to the state's largest prison after the former operator, Corrections Corporation of America, left the facility without...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014

THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014

FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014

FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014

FBI takes over CCA investigation

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America and how it ran an Idaho state prison plagued by inmate violence, the AP reports. The Idaho State Police was asked to investigate the company last year but didn't, until...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 18, 2014

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