Prisoners at Parchment Prison
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The issue at Parchman Prison is bad conditions not cellphones

Amsterdam      If Parchman Prison in the fertile Mississippi River delta of Sunflower County is in the news, it means there’s bad news, never good news.  Parchman is the only men’s state prison in Mississippi.  Parchman is…

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The family walks along public land near Marisela’s home in Flagstaff.
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To find Jose Montelongo, ICE agents targeted his whole family

One family’s ordeal under Trump’s zero tolerance immigration tactics. *Note: Some names have been changed to protect the privacy of individuals By Sarah Tory High Country News One afternoon last April (2019), a group of agents with…

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Posted in Colorado Plateau Courts/justice Environment News Outdoors

Trump admin pulls 130 extraction leases

Flagstaff    The Trump administration has pulled 130 oil and gas leases in Utah because the Bureau of Land Management failed to fully analyze greenhouse gas emissions and the potential harm to climate from fossil fuel…

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Posted in Child Welfare Columns Community organizing Courts/justice Domestic violence Rathke: Chief Organizer Report

Rathke: Dealing with domestic abuse with databases and risk sssessment

Little Rock       I don’t like to think about domestic abuse.  It makes me sad.  It makes me mad.  I can watch the blood-and-gore on police procedurals on TV or Netflix or whatever, and pretend it’s make…

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Share news tips with the Meteor

Do you have information the public should know? The Meteor reports on news, and issues across the city of Flagstaff, Coconino County and the Colorado Plateau. Our reporters and editors always have their ears to the…

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