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Penal Institutions

June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to PENAL INSTITUTIONS, June through December, 2008.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

June through December 2008

Associated Press
New Leavenworth prison under way
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Deb Gruver
Study goal: Shrink jail population
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Lawmakers: Kansas is no place for detainees
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Finn Bullers
Way to fund jail disputed
Kansas City Star, 7/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ryan Christner
Grant helps prevent return to prison
Hays Daily News, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Prison's wind plan captures some interest
Hutchinson News, 8/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Joe Lambe
They're old, grey and behind bars
Kansas City Star, 8/17/2008

The News Staff
Employee charged in Larned escape
Hutchinson News, 8/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Goal: Keep mentally ill out of prison
Wichita Eagle, 8/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Inmate wants sandals and $6,000
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/28/2008

Tim Potter
Was staff shortage a factor in escape?
Wichita Eagle, 9/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

Criminal? Mentally ill need treatment, not jail [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 9/4/2008

Deb Gruver and Brent D. Wistrom
Prisons in El Dorado could close
Wichita Eagle, 11/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State considers closing pair of El Dorado prisons
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/24/2008

Andrew D. Brosig
Community corrections to seek extra state funding
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
KBI probes claim of abuse in jail
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/28/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Judge orders inquiry into Schneider jail treatment
Wichita Eagle, 12/2/2080 [Newsbank article]

Tony Rizzo
Prisons seek to jam cell phone signals
Kansas City Star, 12/21/2008 [Newsbank article]