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Relatives report inadequate heating at more than 30 Texas prisons

Relatives of inmates have reported that more than 30 Texas prisons lacked adequate heating during the state's recent cold snap. A Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman said Wednesday that all prison units were “operating with adequate heating.”

By JOLIE MCCULLOUGH, The Texas Tribune
Posted 1/5/18

More than 30 Texas prisons had heating issues during a cold snap that brought freezing temperatures to much of the state this week, according to reports by inmates’ family …

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