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Shari Burt

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Titillating programs aired on Moose Lake sex offenders' TVs

    Photo: st33voNot what the doctor ordered​Oops. For about two months there, inmates at the Moose Lake Correctional Facility, including some sex offenders, were getting racy after-hours HBO and Showtime shows on their televisions.Corrections officers had reported the "pornographic" programming c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    Willie A. Johnson headed back to prison

    ​Willie A. Johnson, who vanished from a Stillwater halfway house last June, and was arrested in the Chicago area on March 17, learned today that he's going back to prison until March 17, 2014. Johnson had been under "intensive supervised release" and was serving the remainder of a sentence fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Willie A. Johnson back behind bars in Minnesota

    Willie A. Johnson​Willie A. Johnson, who vanished from a Stillwater halfway house last June, and was arrested in the Chicago area on March 17, is back behind bars in Minnesota. Johnson had been under "intensive supervised release" and was serving the remainder of a sentence for his role in he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Supplemental budget cuts $1 billion state deficit by a third

    ​Both houses of the Legislature voted today to pass a supplemental budget that cuts about $312 million in state spending. Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who reached an agreement with legislators over the weekend, is expected to sign the bill. That leaves the remainder of the $1 billion budget deficit, whi ... More >>

  • Books

    May 9, 2001

    Safe Harbor?

    The Salvation Army plans to house prison inmates in a work-release program at its Minneapolis shelter

  • Books

    October 25, 2000

    Prison Math

    Thanks to census counts, inmates are bringing big money to small towns

  • Books

    October 20, 1999

    Collect Call

    Minnesota could find itself writing checks to hundreds of prisoners--thanks to a jailhouse lawyer with an eye for detail

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