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  1. Michigan woman, Mississippi prisoner charged with producing child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... 44, a resident of Ecorse, Michigan and David Rhyne, 33, currently incarcerated in the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Meridian. The two are charged with production and distribution of child pornography for allegedly sharing illegal images ...

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  2. Child pornography investigation leads to arrest in Lee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Newms360.com

    Stephanie Rascoe, 44, of Ecorse, Michigan, and David Rhyne, 33, a prisoner at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Meridian, were charged Wednesday with the production and distribution of child pornography for allegedly sharing illegal images via text message. Rascoe was visiting Mississippi when she was arrested and booked into the Lee County jail.

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  3. MDOC Says Contraband Found at EMCFRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Mississippi Department of Corrections says cell phones, shanks, and Green Dot cards were among the contraband found during a shakedown Friday at East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lauderdale County. "Ensuring that staff and inmates are safe is of utmost importance," said Corrections Commissioner Marshall L. Fisher.

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  4. The Michael Slate Show: From the Snake Pit Prisons of Mississippi to...Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | A-Infos Radio Project

    East Mississippi Correctional Facility, a privately run prison, has "conditions can accurately be described as torture according to international human rights agreements and standards," says Dr. Kupers an expert on the psychological effects of prison conditions, who talks about a lawsuit to end this torture. Sunsara Taylor on fighting back against anti-woman marches for "life."

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  5. Dick Cheney's AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Slate Magazine

    ... are hellscapes of rape, abuse, and violence from gangs and guards. At the for-profit East Mississippi Correctional Facility, for example , prisoners lacked functioning toilets and were forced to "defecate into Styrofoam trays or plastic trash bags" ...

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  6. Marty Russell: May be time to rethink prison privatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... all sorts of abuse and mismanagement at one of the state's privately run prisons, East Mississippi Correctional Facility. While moving at a glacial pace through the judicial system, the suit, brought by the ACLU on behalf of the inmates there, ...

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  7. Private Prison Operator Fires Indicted ConsultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... r Mississippi private prisons on a contract worth $60 million a year. One of those is East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lauderdale County.

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  8. Private prison operator MTC fires indicted consultantRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... ore Thursday, MTC was in the final stages of negotiating a renewal of its deal to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.

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  9. Miss. prison boss pleads not guilty to bribery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... and seek new proposals. MTC will keep running Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in the meantime. East Mississippi and Walnut ...

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  10. Prison boss pleads not guilty to accepting bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... and seek new proposals. MTC will keep running Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility in the meantime. East Mississippi and Walnut ...

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  11. Mississippi Corrections Commissioner resigns, charged with 49 federal counts of briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... for the plaintiffs, inspected the private prison over a period of several days. "East Mississippi Correctional Facility is an extraordinarily dangerous prison," he concluded in his report. "All prisoners confined there are subjected on a daily basis ...

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  12. Two out-of-state companies put in bids for four private prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional []

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  13. Utah firm seeks to keep Mississippi prison contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. ...

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  14. Two Bidders Seek Private Prison ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility in Lauderdale County, Marshall County Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County ...

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  15. 2 bidders seek Miss. private prison contractRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... New Jersey-based Community Education Centers. MTC got $59.3 million last year to run East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Marshall County Correctional Facility and Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. ...

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  16. Private Mississippi prison conditions called 'barbaric' in lawsuit, newspaper reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Standing blood on cell floors, rats, and regular abuse of inmates characterize the poor conditions of a private prison in Meridian, Miss., leading to a lawsuit from the ACLU and the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports . The litigation, filed Thursday , accuses the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, which is run by the Utah firm Management & Training Corp., of being in a deplorable state.

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  17. Lawyers seek class status for Miss. prison lawsuitRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Washington Times

    Lawyers suing the state over conditions at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Meridian have asked a federal judge to certify them to represent all inmates there. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Southern Poverty Law Center already represent a number of individual inmates at the prison, operated on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Corrections by Management and Training Corp. of Centerville, Utah.

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  18. Civil Rights Advocates Take Action to Protect All Prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional FacilityRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    MERIDIAN, Miss. - Civil rights advocates filed a motion in federal court today to protect all prisoners at the for-profit East Mississippi Correctional Facility from conditions that corrections and medical experts have described as "dangerous," "dysfunctional," and tantamount to "torture."

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  19. Mississippi Sued Over 'Hellish' Conditions in For-Profit PrisonRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Common Dreams

    At the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, sometimes incarcerated people are forced to resort to starting fires to get attention from negligent staff. Denial of food and medical care.

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  20. MDOC seeks new deals at 4 prisonsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... says he wants more security staff hired at Marshall County Correctional Facility, East Mississippi Correctional Facility, Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and Wilkinson County Correctional Facility. Epps says Utah-based Management & Training ...

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