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Resource ID: #24837
Subject: Prisons
Source: Associated Press
Date: 01/02/2010; 01/05/2010; 01/08/2010; 01/13/2010; 01/22/2010; 05/17/2010; 06/23/2010; 09/20/2010;



The series finds that the Illinois state government had secretly released 1,700 inmates from prison early in an attempt to save money and reduce overcrowding. Many of those released had committed violent crimes or been convicted of driving under the influence.

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