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Brawl injures three prison inmates

Two units at Washington State Penitentiary were on lockdown this morning after a large fight Wednesday injured three prisoners.

Prison lifer dies unexpectedly

A man serving a life sentence for strangling his grandparents in 2013 died unexpectedly Wednesday at Washington State Penitentiary.

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Prison program helps inmates practice sustainability

A prison program all about sustainable practices is sustaining itself pretty well.

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Toastmasters find captive audience: inmates

It’s Saturday evening at the Washington State Penitentiary in an East Complex meeting room called “the Barbershop” and voices of inmates blur into a chatter.