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Salon.com
It’s a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarcerationpeople to imprison in facilities they own, private prison companies contribute
It’s a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarceration
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
people to imprison in facilities they own, private prison companies contribute to mass incarceration. Currently, CCA and GEO Group — the second largest private prison company in America — own 87 facilities across the country. When these... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fil-Am activists decry US high court split on deportation reliefAct (SB 1289).” SB 1289 prohibits municipalities from contracting with for-pro
Fil-Am activists decry US high court split on deportation relief
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Act (SB 1289).” SB 1289 prohibits municipalities from contracting with for-profit immigration detention companies (like GEO Group and CCA), requires all detention facilities in California to uphold humane standards and allows immigrants to sue... Read more
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The Hill
Profits over care make case for immigration reformbe more pronounced. While an election year marks the potential for change, mult
Profits over care make case for immigration reform
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
be more pronounced. While an election year marks the potential for change, multi-billion dollar prison companies such as GEO Group and CCA have lobbied to ensure that immigration detention remains deeply entrenched in California and nationwide.... Read more
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UEFA News
Draws – UEFA.comof paper reading 'Winner first qualifying round tie x' and take the coefficient
Draws – UEFA.com
UEFA News / Posted 9 days ago
of paper reading 'Winner first qualifying round tie x' and take the coefficient of the seeded team in each of those ties. Group 1 seeded: Salzburg (AUT), GNK Dinamo (CRO), Qarabağ (AZE), Sheriff (MDA), Trenčín (SVK) Group 1 unseeded: F91... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map Questgovernment’s liaison to Hanke and McClendon as they assembled Google's map of t
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
government’s liaison to Hanke and McClendon as they assembled Google's map of the United Kingdom. Within the company's geo group, said Rebecca Moore, director of engineering for Google Earth, Parsons cuts a "CTO-like figure." But he also plays... Read more
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The Hill
Ending local detention quotas, secret perks for corporations in federal contracts and profiting off jailing immigrant familiestwo largest private prison contractors announced dramatic increases in their fi
Ending local detention quotas, secret perks for corporations in federal contracts and profiting off jailing immigrant families
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
two largest private prison contractors announced dramatic increases in their first-quarter earnings for the year. The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO) reported a 17 percent increase over the same period in 2015 and Corrections Corporation of America... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map Questgovernment’s liaison to Hanke and McClendon as they assembled Google's map of t
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
government’s liaison to Hanke and McClendon as they assembled Google's map of the United Kingdom. Within the company's geo group, said Rebecca Moore, director of engineering for Google Earth, Parsons cuts a "CTO-like figure." But he also plays... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Geek Behind Google's Map Questgovernment’s liaison to Hanke and McClendon as they assembled Google's map of t
The Geek Behind Google's Map Quest
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
government’s liaison to Hanke and McClendon as they assembled Google's map of the United Kingdom. Within the company's geo group, said Rebecca Moore, director of engineering for Google Earth, Parsons cuts a "CTO-like figure." But he also plays... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Lawmakers Endorse Plan To Buy Private Prison Near Kingmandeal, which is projected to be done this fall, is expected to save the state ab
Lawmakers Endorse Plan To Buy Private Prison Near Kingman
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 11 days ago
deal, which is projected to be done this fall, is expected to save the state about $78 million over nine years. The GEO Group Inc. took over the prison’s contract after state officials severed ties with Management & Training Corporation,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
State panel approves purchase of private Kingman prisonThursday despite concerns that the agreement will return roughly $2 million in
State panel approves purchase of private Kingman prison
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday despite concerns that the agreement will return roughly $2 million in savings to the operator. The operator, GEO Group, will be required to use the savings to increase pay for correctional officers at the Kingman facility. The plan... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Boca in top 10 'best cities for jobs' in Florida; Hallandale is No. 10 in worst listgood jobs." Corporate headquarters in Boca Raton include: ADT, Office Depot, C
Boca in top 10 'best cities for jobs' in Florida; Hallandale is No. 10 in worst list
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
good jobs." Corporate headquarters in Boca Raton include: ADT, Office Depot, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, The Geo Group, NCCI, Biotest Pharmaceuticals and KRS Global Biotechnology. Hallandale Beach requires that all city-funded and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisonsequity firm with $19bn of capital under management. The companies making the m
Welcome to Jail Inc: how private companies make money off US prisons
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
equity firm with $19bn of capital under management. The companies making the most money from prisons in America are Geo Group and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), which combined run more than 170 prisons and detention centres. CCA... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Haslam names Parker to head Tennessee prison systemmonth that he is leaving at the end of June to take a job as executive vice pre
Haslam names Parker to head Tennessee prison system
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
month that he is leaving at the end of June to take a job as executive vice president in Florida for continuum of care for GEO Group, a for-profit prison company formerly known as Wackenhut. Parker's new role becomes effective on this... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Parker appointed as head of Tennessee Department of CorrectionBill Haslam's office. Parker will replace Derrick Schofield, who announced Jun
Parker appointed as head of Tennessee Department of Correction
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Bill Haslam's office. Parker will replace Derrick Schofield, who announced June 1 he is leaving the administration to join GEO Group in Florida as executive vice president for continuum of care. A 33-year veteran of TDOC, Parker has served five... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Bill Haslam appoints new Tennessee prisons chieftook office in 2011, is leaving at the end of the month to work in a leadership
Bill Haslam appoints new Tennessee prisons chief
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
took office in 2011, is leaving at the end of the month to work in a leadership role with massive private prison company GEO Group. Parker has worked many of the available positions in the Tennessee prison system, starting as a correctional... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
In Epps case, still unclear who else is implicatedprominent names in the world of private prison contracting. Wingate asked Assi
In Epps case, still unclear who else is implicated
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
prominent names in the world of private prison contracting. Wingate asked Assistant U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca whether Geo Group, the Florida-based private prison firm that used to run three Mississippi prisons, was a target of criminal inquiry... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Who is implicated in Epps case?prominent names in the world of private prison contracting. Wingate asked Assi
Who is implicated in Epps case?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
prominent names in the world of private prison contracting. Wingate asked Assistant U.S. Attorney Darren LaMarca whether Geo Group, the Florida-based private prison firm that used to run three Mississippi prisons, was a target of criminal inquiry... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
State might refinance Kingman private prison, give staff more payto pay the operator $2 million a year to retain correctional officers with high
State might refinance Kingman private prison, give staff more pay
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
to pay the operator $2 million a year to retain correctional officers with higher pay. However, total annual payments to GEO Group would significantly drop with the deal, the agency said. The proposal comes roughly eight months after GEO won a... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bishop Mulvey urges against Jim Wells’ family detention facilityCity and Dilley. As border crossings grew in 2014, ICE selected two for-profit
Bishop Mulvey urges against Jim Wells’ family detention facility
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 19 days ago
City and Dilley. As border crossings grew in 2014, ICE selected two for-profit prison companies to operate the centers; Geo Group runs the Karnes facility and Corrections Corp. of America, or CCA, was selected to operate the Dilley center. The... Read more
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NBC News
Prison Chief's Reforms Caused Violence and Chaos, Say Criticswith NBC News last week, Schofield said he was proud of the system he built. He
Prison Chief's Reforms Caused Violence and Chaos, Say Critics
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
with NBC News last week, Schofield said he was proud of the system he built. He's leaving to become a vice president at the GEO Group, one of the country's largest private corrections companies. "I look back and there is nothing I would have done... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsa �routine emergency drill� that included searching cells and evacuating part o
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
Rutland Herald / Posted 26 days ago
a �routine emergency drill� that included searching cells and evacuating part of the facility to simulate a fire drill, GEO Group Inc., the private prison firm that owns the facility, said in a statement. �During the drill, four inmates refused... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsa "routine emergency drill" that included searching cells and evacuating part o
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
Bennington Banner / Posted 26 days ago
a "routine emergency drill" that included searching cells and evacuating part of the facility to simulate a fire drill, GEO Group Inc., the private prison firm that owns the facility, said in a statement released by spokesman Pablo... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Texas Judge Issues Another Blow To Family DetentionCrimp’s order did not, however, affect the Karnes family detention center. GEO
Texas Judge Issues Another Blow To Family Detention
The Huffington Post / Posted 26 days ago
Crimp’s order did not, however, affect the Karnes family detention center. GEO Group, the company that runs Karnes for profit, obtained a temporary license to operate as a child care center at the end of April, before the lawsuit led by Grassroots... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
PD: Mother fatally stabs 3 children, suffers self-inflicted woundswere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
PD: Mother fatally stabs 3 children, suffers self-inflicted wounds
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Greenwood man finds snakes dangling from attic doorwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Greenwood man finds snakes dangling from attic door
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Wrong mom harassed after gorilla death at Cincinnati Zoowere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Wrong mom harassed after gorilla death at Cincinnati Zoo
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsimproperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, whi
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 26 days ago
improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, GEO Group. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Christian rock star Trey Pearson comes out as gaywere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Christian rock star Trey Pearson comes out as gay
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
John Legend to perform anthem at Game 1 of NBA Finalswere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
John Legend to perform anthem at Game 1 of NBA Finals
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsabout the incidents. He says there's no indication coming from those reviews so
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
Bennington Banner / Posted 26 days ago
about the incidents. He says there's no indication coming from those reviews so far that any prison staff behaved improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, G... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
B-52s, Jennifer Hudson, Marcus Mumford to honor songwriterswere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
B-52s, Jennifer Hudson, Marcus Mumford to honor songwriters
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
5 suspects arrested, over $2 million in cocaine seized in Joeltonwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
5 suspects arrested, over $2 million in cocaine seized in Joelton
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsabout the incidents. He says there's no indication coming from those reviews so
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
about the incidents. He says there's no indication coming from those reviews so far that any prison staff behaved improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, G... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Pedestrian hit by truck near downtown Nashvillewere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Pedestrian hit by truck near downtown Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Road closures for Great Tennessee Air Show begin Thursdaywere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Road closures for Great Tennessee Air Show begin Thursday
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Regulators calling for stiffer rules on payday lendingwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Regulators calling for stiffer rules on payday lending
WSMV Nashville / Posted 26 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Metro police arrest 5 in connection to cocaine bustwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Metro police arrest 5 in connection to cocaine bust
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Memphis police to begin using body cameras by July 4were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Memphis police to begin using body cameras by July 4
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Boy, 6, calls 911 to report 'Daddy went through a red light'were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Boy, 6, calls 911 to report 'Daddy went through a red light'
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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The Alpena News
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsabout the incidents. He says there's no indication coming from those reviews so
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
The Alpena News / Posted 27 days ago
about the incidents. He says there's no indication coming from those reviews so far that any prison staff behaved improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, G... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsimproperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, whi
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 27 days ago
improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, GEO Group. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsimproperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, whi
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 27 days ago
improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, GEO Group. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidentsimproperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, whi
Vermont officials travel to Michigan after prison incidents
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 27 days ago
improperly. Vermont currently houses 236 inmates at the Michigan facility, which is owned by a private prison operator, GEO Group. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
State Dep't admits official censored 2013 briefing videowere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
State Dep't admits official censored 2013 briefing video
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
UCLA professor shot in murder-suicidewere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
UCLA professor shot in murder-suicide
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Man impersonates officer, attempts to carjack woman outside Olive Gardenwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Man impersonates officer, attempts to carjack woman outside Olive Garden
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Smith County bridge could reopen in Julywere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Smith County bridge could reopen in July
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Grandfather "very sorry" after accidentally picking up wrong grandchild at schoolwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
Grandfather "very sorry" after accidentally picking up wrong grandchild at school
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
911 calls released in Cincinnati Zoo gorilla exhibit incidentwere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
911 calls released in Cincinnati Zoo gorilla exhibit incident
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
were arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO GroupTDOC commissioner resigning to take VP position with GEO Group Derrick Schofield (Source: Gov. Bill Haslam's... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
'Finding Dory' trailer may include lesbian couplewere arrested at an elementary school for not breaking up a fight. TDOC commis
'Finding Dory' trailer may include lesbian couple
WSMV Nashville / Posted 27 days ago
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