Oregon Hopes Cable TV For Inmates Will Cut Strife

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http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/front_page/1065441320308040.xml David Lahnala, a double murderer serving a life sentence in an Oregon prison, soon will be able to surf more than a dozen channels on his own flat-panel television. After decades of watching television in large groups on cell block floors and in activity rooms, Oregon inmates are increasingly being offered cable tv in cells, Portland's Oregonian reports. Critics call it coddling criminals. The state corrections department says prisons are . . .

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