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  1. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Saturday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  2. Bike riders go the distance from Nola to Angola to keep incarcerated families connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... at home. A total of 42 riders set out on the 170-mile trip from New Orleans to the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola to help support and bring awareness to a bus project that helps to keep families connected with their incarcerated relatives. ...

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    Friday Oct 17 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- 40 cyclists left New Orleans Friday morning bound for Angola. The ride was held to raise money for bus service that brings families of prison inmates to visit them.

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  4. Prytania Theatre plays cinema classics alongside features and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Uptown Messenger

    ... King Cole, B.B. King, President Obama's mother, the BP oil spill and a Passion play performed at the state prison in Angola. Foreign auteurs Bernardo Bertolucci and Jean-Luc Godard will also be featured, and three different packages of short films ...

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  5. Nola to Angola cyclists highlight hardships, raise funds for family-inmate visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | NOLA.com

    Cyclists riding in the 2013 Nola to Angola fundraiser listen to final instructions in the plaza outside Orleans Parish Municipal Court and NOPD headquarters in this photo from Oct. 18, 2013. Organizers of this weekend's Nola to Angola bike ride hope to raise the revenue bar for their annual fundraiser that supports free bus rides for family members to visit inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

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  6. Work-release operator with ties to corrections officials building an empireRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by LORI STEELE -- Lester McLin with McLin and AssocHunt Ragusa Brunt ConstructionBrian Asa Grace and Hebert April Wehrs Livy ChamberBrian McNabb District Director for Congressman Bill CassidyMjr Perry Rushing, Warden LPSOMjr Stan Carpenter, LPSO Chief of DetLPSO CFO Jaime C. FelderMjr Jim Brown, LPSO Uniform PatrolBurl Cain, Warden @ Angola State PenSheriff Jason ArdLayton Ricks, LP parish presPaul Perkins, Louisiana Workforce A privately owned work-release program in Convington run by close allies of St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain has been closed since March, when an inmate escaped and allegedly kidnapped his ex-girlfriend.

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  7. After Angola accident, sheriff vows to return to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | WBRZ

    West Feliciana Parish Sheriff Austin Daniel has been released from an area hospital and is recovering at home following an accident last weekend at the Angola rodeo. Daniel's daughter told News 2 he was being introduced and dismounting when the horse got spooked.

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  8. Horse bucks sheriff, falls on him, at Angola rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    West Feliciana Parish Sheriff J. Austin Daniel is recovering from severe injuries he sustained Sunday when he was tossed from his horse, which then fell on him, at the annual Angola Prison Rodeo. Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Erin Foster the 65-year-old Daniel, who suffered three broken ribs, a punctured lung and broken collarbone, is expected to make a full recovery.

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  9. Burl Cain, High incarceration rates and the impact in St. Tammany ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Times-Picayune

    Burl Cain, Warden of Angola, listens to Ameer Baraka, a former convict and now actor and teacher, during a morning of discussion about the high rates of incarceration and recidivism in St. Tammany and in Louisiana, their contributing factors and potential solutions sponsored by Leadership St. Tammany at the Pontchartrain Yacht Club in Mandeville Tuesday, October 7, 2014.

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  10. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  11. Angola 3 remembered, celebrated at Treme second-lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | NOLA.com

    Angola 3 member Herman Wallace died a year ago Saturday, but his legacy lives on. As does the quest for justice for the last imprisoned member of the group, Albert Woodfox.

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  12. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  13. Two Inmates Who Escaped Prison Get Caught Two Hours LaterRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 30 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Two inmates who were able to successfully escape the prison in Angola, La., were caught a short time later. Officials say the two convicts used gloves to climb over razor wire.

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  14. Sexual assault victims paying for the crime at some hospitalsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    ... but hospitals are not required to provide free STD testing, pregnancy testing, or emergency room visits. "People in Angola get free medical service, but victims don't get any medical service," says Sen. Bob Kostelka, (R) Monroe, "All of this used to ...

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  15. Times Picks: Best things to do starting Sept. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Daily Advertiser

    ... Biram/Hank III tour. Since Williams asked Landry to open that show, he's shared the stage with Billy Joe Shaver, the Angola State Prison Band, Lazy Lester, David Allen Coe, Charlie Louvin, Dwight Yoakam, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Doug Kershaw, Johnny ...

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  16. West Feliciana farmer severely injured in barn fireRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Advocate

    ... battled the blaze for more than five hours, including three firefighters from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. One firefighter was taken away by emergency medical services personnel to West Feliciana Parish Hospital after he suffered heat ...

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  17. State Police: Men running from the law take taxi to bus stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... of the vehicle. Troopers asked for assistance from LSP Air Support, the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, and the Angola K9 search team in locating the men. During the search, an employee at the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete informed authorities ...

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  18. Is it too hot on Angola's death row?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... investigation into what happened begins. We'll have the latest at noon, and you can read more HERE . Is it too hot on Angola's death row? State officials are asking a federal court to reverse a judge's ruling that hot conditions there are ...

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    Sep 13, 2014 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by U.S. Distric Court -- Fans low into cells in death row at the Louisiana State Penitenary at Angola. Some inmates have complained about the conditions at the prison.

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  20. From the Past: Sept. 1From the Past: Sept. 1News from the past from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | The Town Talk

    ... Attorney Jeanette Knoll said she can't understand why a "violent murderer," is there instead of behind bars at Angola. Pineville judge : Jack Holt, an Alexandria lawyer but a resident of Pineville has become the first ward judge in the history of ...

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