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IL prison conditions Pt. 2- Vandalia

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 03:57:39 CDT
By: IPR's Robert Wildeboer

IL prison conditions Pt. 2- Vandalia
Overcrowding in the Illinois prison system has officials putting inmates in some rather unusual places. Yesterday you heard from inmates recently released from Vienna prison who lived in an administration building that has only 7 toilets but is housing 600 inmates. WBEZ, the public radio station in Chicago, wants to visit that building but Governor Pat Quinn says no. Today, IPR's Robert Wildeboer turns the attention to another prison Quinn is keeping out of public view--Vandalia in southern Illinois, where flooding and mold are an issue.


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