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Florida Wrestles With Prison Conditions, Including Emotional Trauma On Guards

Difficult experiences as a Florida correctional officer are driving serious problems in the state’s prisons: Florida can’t hire enough guards, can’t keep employed the guards it hires, copes with frequent cases of guards accused of abusing inmates and struggles to accommodate the emotional trauma that guards sometimes say they suffer behind bars.

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At The Finish Line

Florida voters overwhelmingly voted to end greyhound racing with Amendment 13, which not only banned the sport, but made it constitutionally illegal. Arthur “Art” Marcoux, a greyhound trainer at Sanford Orland Kennel Club, has never known a life without greyhounds. They’ve been his paycheck for more than three decades – and so much more. They’re his pride.

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