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Texas company exploited disabled workers

In an exclusive story, the Des Moines Register reported that a company had been sending mentally disabled Texans to work at a meat-processing plant in West Liberty, Iowa, for 34 years. The company housed the men in a 106-year-old bunkhouse and deducted from their pay $1,000 per month for room, board and "kind care." After the Register initiated its investigation, the attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI, and more than a dozen state and county agencies descended on the small Iowa town and shut down the bunkhouse.  Some of the men had worked at the processing plant and lived at the bunkhouse for 30 years.

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