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Inmates at Ohio Prison Secretly Built Computers, Used Them for Crimes

Investigators eventually found the jerry-rigged computers, which inmates had used to commit identity and credit card theft, hidden on pieces of plywood stashed above the ceiling tiles of a conveniently located storage closet.

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Voices from Hollywood Fringe 2017: Exclusive Interview with ‘Zombie Clown Trump’ Creator

'We’re basically conducting our comic sermon for others who, like us, are truly frightened of what’s going on not only in our country, but across the world. We want to provide a safe and enjoyable space for people to come together right now and relieve some tension, aided by the magic of music and laughter.'

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Exclusive Interview: Actress and Videogame Voice Star Katy Townsend

'I’ll always feel that my most innovative performances are born from absolute boldness and glaring honesty. For me, the more of myself that shows up on the day, the more ‘human’ the character becomes – warts and all – and the more likely an audience is to connect.'

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Supreme Court Rejects Intellectual Disability Test Methods in Texas Death Penalty Cases

In a 5-3 decision March 28,2017, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the methods that Texas has been using to gauge whether a defendant’s intellectual ability should spare them the death penalty.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Life Behind Bars’ Written and Performed by Dan Ruth

A longtime bartender's fury at nearly everyone, from NYC health inspectors to an intrusive and homophobic landlady, recollected in tranquility and conveyed with measured energy and often at breakneck speed, delivers not bitterness but symphonic tension and release – and laughs galore.

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