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  • May 06, 2009
    By Jeff Inglis

    _By Lance Tapley

    At least eight inmates of the Maine State Prison’s solitary-confinement Supermax unit in Warren are on a hunger strike, protesting not being allowed to have radios to listen to.

    Recent letters to the Phoenix from two of the protesters said 10 inmates had been on strike since Sunday, May 3. Denise Lord, associate commissioner of the Department of Corrections, said on Wednesday, May 6, that “up to eight prisoners in the Special Management Unit .

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