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Youth prison hit with another lawsuit

A 17-year-old boy who was an inmate at Wisconsin's embattled youth prison is suing the facility, alleging he suffered substantial physical and emotional abuse while there.

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Prison officials defend new youth policies

Wisconsin prison officials defended the use of solitary confinement at the state's troubled youth prison, telling a legislative committee Tuesday that the facility is trying to minimize the practice but it's needed to bolster safety and security.

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Youth prison faces second federal lawsuit

A former Wisconsin youth prison inmate who was brain damaged in a suicide attempt alleges in a lawsuit filed Monday that staff ignored warning signs and failed to prevent her from hanging herself, marking the second federal action in a week over the treatment of inmates at the prison.

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Minnesota DOC charges loan business with fraud

By Mark Anderson Dolan Media Newswires MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Department of Commerce on Wednesday charged Eden Prairie-based Modify My Loan US LLC and its principals with allegedly defrauding about 200 homeowners through its loan modification business. The department said ...

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