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Prison Policy Initiative: Studies Show that Solitary Confinement Linked to Higher Likelihood of Inmate Death
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Prison Policy Initiative: Studies Show that Solitary Confinement Linked to Higher Likelihood of Inmate Death

A study from UNC Chapel Hill shows inmates are more likely to die when they spend time in solitary. Previous studies have shown the negative effect solitary has on inmates. This one shows effects last long after inmates leave solitary and even prison. The study says inmates who spend any time in solitary are more likely to die. Solitary confinement leads to higher levels of death by suicide, overdose, and homicide. Wanda Bertram and Andrew Foster of Prison Policy Initiative say action needs to be taken now.

Where Are the Cheapest Places to Live in NC?
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Where Are the Cheapest Places to Live in NC?

People and businesses continue to react to everything 2020 can throw our way. While some of us are bunkering down where we’re at, others may want to take advantage of new opportunities to make a long-overdue move, and so we've come up with a list to help you find the cheapest places in NC.