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Yesterday | Business Journal

Nashville's top-paid public company CEOs: slideshow

No. 10: Damon HIninger Corrections Corp. of America Total 2013 compensation: $3,282,460 1-yr change in compensation: 18.4% In recent days we've taken a look at Nashville most over- and underpaid publicly-traded company CEOs, comparing their pay to the relative performance of their company.

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Related Topix: Security

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tehachapi News

Prison gives update at citizens advisory committee

California Correctional Institution's officials provided a overall snapshot of the the state facility's status during the quarterly Citizen's Advisory Committee on July 15. According to Joseph Gutierrez, chief deputy warden for the prison's Facilities A and B, the state Inspector General's office had just wrapped up an audit of CCI's educational ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, California Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Security

Seeking Alpha

Are You Doing The Jailhouse Rock With This 6%-Yielder?

Though the firm is the US' largest owner/operator of privatized correctional facilities, Corrections Corp's business is centered on real estate.

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Related Topix: Security, Financial Markets, REIT, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

CCA Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

A live broadcast of CCA's conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. central time on Thursday, August 7, 2014, and will be accessible through CCA's website at www.cca.com under the "Webcasts" section of the "Investors" page.

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Related Topix: Security, Prison, REIT, Personal Finance, Washington DC

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Millen private prison brings jobs, cash

When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.

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Related Topix: Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Security

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Freshnews

ISI Security Announces Appointment of Buddy Johns as President, Chief ...

Argyle Security, Inc. , a service and solutions provider in the physical detention and electronic security industry, announced today that, effective July 16, 2014, Mr. Buddy Johns has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the Company replacing Mr. Ray Gilley.

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Related Topix: Argyle Security, Security

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WFTV Orlando

Commissioners postpone plan to sell Marion County Jail

County Commissioner Stan McClain is now going back to the bargaining table with the Corrections Corporation of America to work out a more reasonable offer.

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Related Topix: Security

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Youth Group Collective Launch New Freedom Summer Campaign

Freedom Side, a collective of young activists of color, are launching a multi-state effort inspired by the efforts 50 years ago by the Freedom Summer campaign during the height the Civil Rights Movement .

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Security

Statesboro Herald

Millen private prison brings jobs, cash

When Corrections Corporation of America built a private prison just outside Millen, officials hailed it as a boon to Jenkins County's economy, then suffering from unemployment hovering near 20 percent.

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Related Topix: Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA, Security

The Bennington Banner

Anti-drug smuggling efforts renewed in Vermont

The Vermont State Police have renewed their agreement with the state Department of Corrections to help fight drug smuggling at prisons with the use of police dogs.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Security

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Mental illness training in SCDC showing early benefits

Reese was one of 26 South Carolina corrections officers who underwent training for the Crisis Intervention Team two weeks ago.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Security

News 4 Jax

DOC employees claim retaliation, sue department

Four investigators for the Florida Department of Corrections have filed a lawsuit against the agency, saying they've been punished for calling attention to an inaccurate report about an inmate's death.

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Related Topix: Security, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US Governors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

CCA cleared to move forward with $140M Trousdale prison

Tennessee and Trousdale County officials have reached a deal that allows Nashville-based Corrections Corp. of America to move forward with construction of a $140 million, 2,552-bed facility in Hartsville.

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Related Topix: Trousdale County, TN, Nashville, TN, Security, Hartsville, TN

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Stop Corrections Corporation of America From Profiting Off Ohio Private Immigrant Prison

Corrections Corporations of America - the nation's largest private prison company - is bidding to renew its contract for a troubled immigrant detention center in Youngstown, OH.

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Related Topix: Security, Youngstown, OH, Entomology, Science

Thu Jul 03, 2014

ABC News

5 Things to Know About Tennessee's Electric Chair

A law took effect this week in Tennessee making it the first U.S. state to have the option of executing death row inmates with the electric chair if drugs for lethal injections are not available.

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Related Topix: Prison, Security

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Our Flawed Corrections System

Beginning Tuesday, Idaho will not be renewing its 29 million dollar per year contract with Corrections Corporation of America .

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Related Topix: Security, Prison

Metropulse.com

Orange is the new greenInmates awaiting trial

GETTING DEFENSIVE: Knox County Public Defender Mark Stephens calls the decision to end face-to-face visitation in jails "cruel."

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Related Topix: Knox County, TN, Security, Davidson County, TN, Shelby County, TN, Hamilton County, TN

Post Register

House editorial: A failed experiment

The Corrections Corporation of America is gone from Idaho. Let that sink in. Now, in your mind at least, do a tap dance on the grave of a company that profits more than any other from human misery.

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Related Topix: Idaho, Security, Idaho Government, Idaho Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Defense lawyer: Andrews prosecution was political

Andrews was sentenced Monday to 21 2 years in the Bristol County House of Corrections for the 2011 Fairhaven hit-and-run accident that killed Katelyn Brienzo and injured Ellery Reynolds.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bristol County, MA, Fairhaven, MA, Security

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Explain to Me Again Why Thurgood Marshall Jr is on the CCA Board?

So I'm looking over at Open Secrets just to see who Corrections Corporation of America is paying off, politically speaking.

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Related Topix: Security, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Immigration Reform

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