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Itís not exactly home for the holidays

Posted: Saturday, Dec 22nd, 2012

Television becomes an exercise in negotiation for inmates at the Lincoln County Jail. With only one remote control, inmates have to agree on a program, and arguments can lead to a remote lockdown of the television, which begins to emit elevator music. (Photo by Dennis Anstine)

NEWPORT ó For 161 inmates inside the Lincoln County Jail where there is no ornamented tree, caroling, giddy exchange of gifts or row of stockings across the day room ó prisoners are not issued socks ó Christmas is almost like any other day.

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