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Old 12-30-2008, 09:02 PM
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Default Pelican Bay riot leaves two injured

http://www.times-standard.com/localnews/ci_11334829


It took a pair of warning shots from two Pelican Bay State Prison corrections officers' rifles to quell an apparently race-related brawl that left two inmates with serious injuries Friday. Lt. Ken Thomas, the prison's public information officer, said the cause of Friday's riot is still under investigation, but added the incident likely ties into ongoing racial tensions.

http://www.triplicate.com/news/story.cfm?story_no=11296
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:14 PM
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Not a good way to start the New Year off, that's for sure. I'm glad no one was seriously injured, including the co's.
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:17 PM
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This is the second one this month.......what a way to spend the holidays.
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