As States Scrimp, Inmates Getting Less To Eat

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/30/national/30PRIS.html Budget-starved states now may starve their inmates, relatively speaking. Several states have cut the amount or quality of food served behind bars, the New York Times reports. They are either reducing the number of calories each day or eliminating a meal on weekends and holidays by serving two meals instead of three. States say the meals' nutritional value meets national standards. Among these states involved are Arizona, Iowa, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas and Virginia; other . . .

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