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Fort Worth Weekly
Asylum, Texasthat women and children should not think they will find solace here. The two la
Asylum, Texas
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted an hour ago
that women and children should not think they will find solace here. The two largest private prison operators in the world, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group, have lobbied long and hard to see that the women are admitted but... Read more
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FOX Business
4 Safe Stocks With Dividend Yields Above 5%a good job of moving beyond wireless, and income investors would be wise to giv
4 Safe Stocks With Dividend Yields Above 5%
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
a good job of moving beyond wireless, and income investors would be wise to give it a closer look. Image source: Pixabay.Corrections Corporation of America It may not be the most pleasant thought, but for-profit correctional facility operator... Read more
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FOX Business
4 Safe Stocks With Dividend Yields Above 5%a good job of moving beyond wireless, and income investors would be wise to giv
4 Safe Stocks With Dividend Yields Above 5%
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
a good job of moving beyond wireless, and income investors would be wise to give it a closer look. Image source: Pixabay.Corrections Corporation of America It may not be the most pleasant thought, but for-profit correctional facility operator... Read more
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Salon.com
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee’s new prison stops taking inmatesRecords obtained by The Associated Press suggest why. State corrections offici
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee’s new prison stops taking inmates
Salon.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Records obtained by The Associated Press suggest why. State corrections officials and the private prisons operator Corrections Corporation of America confirmed to the AP that the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center halted new admissions... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmatesRecords obtained by The Associated Press suggest why. State corrections offici
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmates
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 hours ago
Records obtained by The Associated Press suggest why. State corrections officials and the private prisons operator Corrections Corporation of America confirmed to the AP that the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center halted new admissions... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmateshalted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-t
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmates
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 hours ago
halted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-thirds full. On Tuesday, a spokesman for the Corrections Corporation of America blamed growing pains. Memos obtained by the AP through a request for public documents... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmateshalted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-t
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmates
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
halted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-thirds full. On Tuesday, a spokesman for the Corrections Corporation of America blamed growing pains. Memos obtained by the AP through a request for public documents... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmateshalted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-t
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmates
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
halted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-thirds full. On Tuesday, a spokesman for the Corrections Corporation of America blamed growing pains. Memos obtained by the AP through a request for public documents... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmateshalted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-t
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmates
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
halted new admissions two weeks ago, leaving the 2500-inmate prison about two-thirds full. On Tuesday, a spokesman for the Corrections Corporation of America blamed growing pains. Memos obtained by the AP through a request for public documents... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Federal Court Affirms Attorney's Fees in CCA SettlementCorrections Corporation of America has received yet another unfavorable ruling,
Federal Court Affirms Attorney's Fees in CCA Settlement
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
Corrections Corporation of America has received yet another unfavorable ruling, this time from a federal appeals court. It's the latest chapter in the tangled saga of Idaho's failed experiment with private prisons. The appeals court on May 23 upheld... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Federal court upholds contempt ruling against private prison companyBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A federal appellate court has upheld a contempt of court r
Federal court upholds contempt ruling against private prison company
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A federal appellate court has upheld a contempt of court ruling made against private prison company Corrections Corporation of America for falsifying staffing reports at an Idaho prison. Monday's ruling from the Ninth U.S.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Federal court upholds contempt ruling against prison companyBOISE -- A federal appellate court has upheld a contempt of court ruling made a
Federal court upholds contempt ruling against prison company
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
BOISE -- A federal appellate court has upheld a contempt of court ruling made against private prison company Corrections Corporation of America for falsifying staffing reports at an Idaho prison. Monday's ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma communities brace for closure of state's inmate work centersof the centers will allow the Corrections Department to save almost $18 million
Oklahoma communities brace for closure of state's inmate work centers
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
of the centers will allow the Corrections Department to save almost $18 million a year. Allbaugh was able to negotiate with Corrections Corporation of America, which owns North Fork, and get the first 18 months of the contract free. The savings... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Community fires back after DOC announces work center closuresthe communities,” said Gerszewski. Gerszewski said the new consolidated work c
Community fires back after DOC announces work center closures
KXII Sherman / Posted 6 days ago
the communities,” said Gerszewski. Gerszewski said the new consolidated work center in Granite will be leased from the Corrections Corporation of America at $37.5 million over a five-year period, but will be run by the state. The DOC will pay... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Missing TN girl found safe, uncle in custodyoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Missing TN girl found safe, uncle in custody
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hunters Lane parents receive call about graduation securityoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Hunters Lane parents receive call about graduation security
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Franklin firefighters take part in Fill the Boot campaignoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Franklin firefighters take part in Fill the Boot campaign
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Carlie Trent found safe in Hawkins County, TNoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Carlie Trent found safe in Hawkins County, TN
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Flood waters receding in Portland, TNoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Flood waters receding in Portland, TN
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Mom leaves toddlers at home alone to go to Zumba classoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Mom leaves toddlers at home alone to go to Zumba class
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Missing TN girl possibly spotted in Southern ILoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Missing TN girl possibly spotted in Southern IL
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Officials ID Fort Campbell soldier killed during training exerciseoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Officials ID Fort Campbell soldier killed during training exercise
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Carlie Trent found safe in Hawkins Countyoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Carlie Trent found safe in Hawkins County
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hickman County inmate missing from work assignmentoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Hickman County inmate missing from work assignment
WSMV Nashville / Posted 12 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Reese's to put Pieces inside peanut butter cupsoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Reese's to put Pieces inside peanut butter cups
WSMV Nashville / Posted 13 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
535 related stories
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WSMV Nashville
Protesters gather outside CCA annual shareholders meetingoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Protesters gather outside CCA annual shareholders meeting
WSMV Nashville / Posted 13 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Nashville man who organized Newtown benefit race pleads guilty to wire fraudoutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Nashville man who organized Newtown benefit race pleads guilty to wire fraud
WSMV Nashville / Posted 13 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Metro school board ponders third finalist for director joboutside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'priva
Metro school board ponders third finalist for director job
WSMV Nashville / Posted 13 days ago
outside CCA annual shareholders meeting Protesters upset over so-called 'private prisons' gathered on Thursday. (WSMV) Corrections Corporation of America shareholders received a not-so-friendly welcome when arriving for their annual meeting on... Read more
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Salon.com
Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stintNation’s Capital, says the organization and Pierce were pleased by the verdict.
Former deaf inmate gets $70k for treatment during jail stint
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
Nation’s Capital, says the organization and Pierce were pleased by the verdict. The D.C. Department of Corrections and the Corrections Corporation of America, which runs the jail, did not respond to the paper’s requests for comment. Information... Read more
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Investopedia
Stocks, ETFs to Watch if Donald Trump Becomes PresidentHe has promised to put criminals away for much longer periods of time. This wou
Stocks, ETFs to Watch if Donald Trump Becomes President
Investopedia / Posted 15 days ago
He has promised to put criminals away for much longer periods of time. This would benefit The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) and Corrections Corporation of America (CXW). GEO Group has delivered consistent revenue growth over the past three fiscal... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Student, community members protest UH prison investmentChange.org petition a month ago hoping to persuade the Board of Regents to dive
Student, community members protest UH prison investment
The Daily Cougar / Posted 19 days ago
Change.org petition a month ago hoping to persuade the Board of Regents to divest stock in banking firms that have stock in Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group. “We would like them to institute a policy that says they won’t invest in... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Board of Corrections approves private prison rentalof the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, which will allow the state to rent t
Board of Corrections approves private prison rental
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 days ago
of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, which will allow the state to rent the North Fork Correctional Facility from Corrections Corporation of America. CCA currently operates the Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing and the Davis... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Vacant private prison eyed to ease Oklahoma's overcrowdingto operate the prison, which would house medium and maximum-security prisoners.
Vacant private prison eyed to ease Oklahoma's overcrowding
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
to operate the prison, which would house medium and maximum-security prisoners. The prison is owned by Tennessee-based Corrections Corporation of America. The prison had been housing more than 2,300 inmates from California, but closed down in... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Vacant private prison eyed to ease Oklahoma's overcrowdingto operate the prison, which would house medium and maximum-security prisoners.
Vacant private prison eyed to ease Oklahoma's overcrowding
KXII Sherman / Posted 20 days ago
to operate the prison, which would house medium and maximum-security prisoners. The prison is owned by Tennessee-based Corrections Corporation of America. The prison had been housing more than 2,300 inmates from California, but closed down in... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Corrections Board to vote on private prison rentala contract to the board proposing the state rent the North Fork Correctional Fa
Oklahoma Corrections Board to vote on private prison rental
The Oklahoman / Posted 20 days ago
a contract to the board proposing the state rent the North Fork Correctional Facility in Sayre, a private prison owned by Corrections Corporation of America. The 2,400 bed prison was emptied in 2012, when the state of California began returning... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County approves legal services agreement to help privatize its jailFebruary, three companies said they were interested in constructing and operati
Hamilton County approves legal services agreement to help privatize its jail
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
February, three companies said they were interested in constructing and operating a new jail on behalf of the county: Corrections Corporation of America, GEO Group and Emerald Companies. CCA has operated the Silverdale facility since 1984. On... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
State Sued for Licensing Detention Center - State Sued for Licensing Detention Center by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune May 3 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional comment and a clarification is appended. A nonprofit ...their files. The department has also made headway on issuing a childcare licen
State Sued for Licensing Detention Center - State Sued for Licensing Detention Center by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune May 3 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional comment and a clarification is appended. A nonprofit ...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
their files. The department has also made headway on issuing a childcare license to the center in Dilley, operated by the Corrections Corporation of America, but the facility must first address 12 deficiencies discovered in a department... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
State Sued for Licensing Detention Centertheir files. The department has also made headway on issuing a childcare licen
State Sued for Licensing Detention Center
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 21 days ago
their files. The department has also made headway on issuing a childcare license to the center in Dilley, operated by the Corrections Corporation of America, but the facility must first address 12 deficiencies discovered in a department... Read more
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FOX News
Texas immigrant family detention center granted child-care licensepermanent license could be issued. A similar application for a child-care lice
Texas immigrant family detention center granted child-care license
FOX News / Posted 21 days ago
permanent license could be issued. A similar application for a child-care license for the Dilley facility, which is run by Corrections Corporation of America, is still pending, Crimmins said. An inspection in April of that facility found 12... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
A cut to school funding and other things to know about the Arizona budget planNick Oza/The Republic) The proposed budget includes $17 million for 1,000 extr
A cut to school funding and other things to know about the Arizona budget plan
The Arizona Republic / Posted 27 days ago
Nick Oza/The Republic) The proposed budget includes $17 million for 1,000 extra beds at an Eloy private prison run by Corrections Corporation of America that opens in September. It would also lower the borrowing costs for private facilities... Read more
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Al.com
As Alabama debates $700 million prison plan CEO of private prison company shows up. Coincidence?speaker at Tuesday's Kiwanis Club of Birmingham meeting. Was it a coincidence
As Alabama debates $700 million prison plan CEO of private prison company shows up. Coincidence?
Al.com / Posted 28 days ago
speaker at Tuesday's Kiwanis Club of Birmingham meeting. Was it a coincidence that Damon T. Hininger, president and CEO of Corrections Corporation of America was at Tuesday's lunch this week? One member of the audience who asked Hininger a... Read more
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Al.com
CEO of largest private corrections company to address Birmingham Kiwanis Clubvery profitable in the prison business, specifically the privatization of priso
CEO of largest private corrections company to address Birmingham Kiwanis Club
Al.com / Posted 29 days ago
very profitable in the prison business, specifically the privatization of prisons. Damon T. Hininger, president and CEO of Corrections Corporation of America will speak to the Kiwanis this afternoon at the Harbert Center. CCA is the largest... Read more
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The Atlantic
How the ‘Evil Corporation’ Became a Pop-Culture Tropeis all too familiar, following the restructuring of schools in post-Katrina New
How the ‘Evil Corporation’ Became a Pop-Culture Trope
The Atlantic / Posted 30 days ago
is all too familiar, following the restructuring of schools in post-Katrina New Orleans. Or, consider the very real Corrections Corporation of America, the largest supplier of private prisons. Founded just four years before RoboCop was... Read more
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The Hill
Divestment from private prisons and fossil fuels can workin December 2015, the University of California divested $25 million ​from the c
Divestment from private prisons and fossil fuels can work
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
in December 2015, the University of California divested $25 million ​from the country's largest private prison companies (Corrections Corporation of America, GEO Group and G4S). However, the UC continues to invest $425 million ​in one of the... Read more

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