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The entrance to the Two Rivers Regional Detention Facility in Hardin, Mont. The 464-bed detention facility was built with the promise of bringing jobs and stimulating the economy, but it has sat empty since it was completed in 2007. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Who Benefits When A Private Prison Comes To Town?

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Mysterious Mr. Sandobar Thunderball
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The Rev. Bill Freeman reads from a copy of the U.S. Constitution during a public hearing before the Holland City Council in June. Despite appeals from Freeman and others, the council decided not to expand its anti-discrimination laws to include gay, bisexual and transgender people. Lindsey Smith hide caption

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Unlikely Advocates Fight For Gay Rights In Mich. City

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The Red Solo Cup: Every Party's Most Popular Guest

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La Negra La Santa Cecilia
Gambit Ursula 1000
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The Los Angeles band La Santa Cecilia is nominated in the Best Tropical Song category at this year's Latin Grammys. Rene Miranda/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Samba To Flamenco, A Latin Grammy Preview

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La Negra La Santa Cecilia
Gerrard Street Shawn Lee
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My Oracle Lives Uptown William Orbit

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