Renewed Alabama Food Fight Pits Sheriff vs. Hungry Inmates

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Alabama sheriffs are allowed to keep any excess money used to feed inmates. But the Morgan County sheriff, Ana Franklin, has been excluded under a 2009 consent decree after her predecessor, nicknamed "Sheriff Corndog," was jailed for contempt for feeding inmates the hotdogs on a stick twice a day--and pocketing $200,000. Franklin will make her case in federal court on Friday . . .

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