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Gusto guide: Eating local at the Erie County Fair

The Buffalo News 12 Aug 2022
Slider City's sliders the Chief (left) and the Feta Fighter (right) the Erie County Fair in Hamburg on Friday, August 12, 2022 ... Slider City's belly melon salad at the Erie County Fair in Hamburg on Friday, August 12, 2022 ... The Crafted Cob & Slider City Sandwich Dept.
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IN Northern Indiana Zone Forecast

The Argus Press 08 Aug 2022
Including the cities of Decatur and Berne ... Including the cities of Fort Wayne and New Haven ... Including the cities of Hartford City and Montpelier ... Including the cities of Logansport and Royal Center ... Including the cities of Auburn and Garrett ... Including the cities of Elkhart, Goshen, and Nappanee ... Including the cities of Angola and Fremont.
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Albert Woodfox, Angola 3 member, ‘Solitary’ author, dies at 75

Longview News-Journal 04 Aug 2022
Albert Woodfox served more than 40 years in solitary confinement at Angola ... Albert Woodfox, the prison activist and member of the Angola 3 whose memoir “Solitary” was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize, died Thursday (Aug ... Albert Woodfox, Angola 3 member and author of “Solitary,” has died at age 75.
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Before Louisiana's youth prison crisis, decades of broken promises: 'We're losing generations'

The Advocate 04 Aug 2022
John Bel Edwards announced plans to move two dozen teens to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, to be housed in an old building that once held the prison's death row ... Governor John Bel Edwards announced a plan to relocate the Bridge City youth to Angola State Prison.
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Our Views: A crisis plan for an Angola juvenile center must not be permanent

The Advocate 02 Aug 2022
By any standard, there is an air of desperate improvisation in where to send the most disruptive youth offenders housed in Bridge City’s juvenile jail. And one improvisation that is getting the most skepticism is the redeployment of about two dozen to Angola, the sprawling maximum-security prison of legend.
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Experienced Eagles set for start of fall practice

THe Post & Mail 29 Jul 2022
The Columbia City High School Eagles are ... Columbia City finished the 2021 regular season 4-5, then won its sectional opener against Angola, 48-12, before bowing out in the second round of the Class 4A sectional playoffs with a 35-21 loss to eventual state runner-up Northridge.
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Letters: What problem is being solved by incarcerating kids at Angola?

The Advocate 28 Jul 2022
John Bel Edwards’ decision to transfer some children from Bridge City to Angola fails to address actual problems at the Office of Juvenile Justice, which cannot adequately hire and retain staff, lacks programming, and apparently cannot keep the prison doors locked (strange that Bridge City suddenly became so escapable).
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Louisiana plans to send 25 juveniles to Angola for housing over youth center safety

Longview News-Journal 25 Jul 2022
- Officials plan to temporarily move about 25 teenagers from the Bridge City Center for Youth to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola — a move that shows the dire situation inside Louisiana’s youth lockups and that drew condemnation from former corrections officials, advocates and parents.
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Teens in Angola: Is Louisiana's last-ditch solution to youth prison woes safe?

The Advocate 23 Jul 2022
Officials plan to temporarily move about 25 teenagers from the Bridge City Center for Youth to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola — a move that shows the dire situation inside Louisiana’s youth lockups and that drew condemnation from former corrections officials, advocates and parents.
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Juvenile offenders don't belong in Angola, advocates warn

Longview News-Journal 22 Jul 2022
The governor announced this week that about half the youth will be moved from Bridge City Youth Center to the state's prison ... Clinical Assistant Professor at Tulane University, Reggie Parquet says if the Governor can build a 12-foot fence around Bridge City, he can implement rehabilitative programs for the youth there, and those held at Angola.
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VA Wakefield VA Zone Forecast

The Argus Press 22 Jul 2022
Including the cities of Bybee, Central Plains, Cunningham, ... Including the city of Louisa ... Including the city of Mineral ... Including the city of Farmville ... Including the cities of Angola, Guinea Mills, Hawk, ... Including the city of Goochland ... Including the city of Ashland ... Including the city of Mechanicsville ... Including the city of South Hill ... Charles City-.
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Somebody Has to Say It: Children Do Not Belong at Angola

New Orleans Tribune 21 Jul 2022
Governor John Bel Edwards plan to move—even temporarily—any of the young offenders housed at the Bridge City Center for Youth to Angola is outlandish and unreasonable ... Yes, we know there have been repeated breakouts, riots and even guards attacked at the Bridge City Center for Youth ... Angola is known for violence, abuse, and sexual assaults.
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Reopening the infamous Jetson youth prison has some in Baker worried, advocates anxious

The Advocate 21 Jul 2022
After months of violence and repeated escapes at the Jefferson Parish-based Bridge City Center for Youth, Gov ... State officials said the move to Angola, which will place "the most troubled" teens in an independent housing unit near the front of the prison campus, will only be temporary until Jetson construction is complete.
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After escape, youths being moved to Louisiana's penitentiary

The Dispatch 20 Jul 2022
Edwards said at a news conference that about half of the 50 or so juveniles at Bridge City Center for Youth will be housed in coming weeks at a “secure, independent housing unit” at the penitentiary at Angola which once served as a reception center ... Once that work is complete, the juveniles relocated to Angola will be transferred there, he added.

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