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PPI mentioned on Change.org blog

by Peter Wagner, October 28, 2008

Matt Kelley discusses Rose Heyer’s map 21 Counties where 21% are in prison from our Too Big to Ignore report in his entry about the Times coverage of Anamosa, Iowa on the Change.org Criminal Justice blog.

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