Budget Cuts Mean Hot Dog Diets for Some Inmates

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http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/05/14/politics/main553785.shtml Budget-cutting state officials are looking behind bars for savings, keeping prison buildings unoccupied, double-bunking inmates or laying off employees, the Associated Press reports. Mess halls aren't exempt. Minnesota is considering following Virginia in serving only two meals per day on weekends, calling one of them "brunch." Texas prisons have been ordered to cut inmates' daily calories. The food proposals are among many cuts being considered as states struggle to balance their . . .

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