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O.J. Simpson in Clark County District Court(Photo by Steve Marcus-Pool/Getty Images)

O.J. Cited As Example Of Unnecessary Prison Costs

One state lawmaker says O.J. Simpson’s incarceration is an example of Nevada’s unnecessary prison costs.


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Prison Guards Complain Of Understaffing

Prison guards say understaffing has left them vulnerable.


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Cost For Closing Aging Prison Rises

Nevada’s prison chief says closing the aging Nevada State Prison has cost the Department of Corrections $2.5 million in overtime costs at other prisons during the first quarter of this fiscal year.

CBS Las Vegas–12/06/2011