The high-rise facility makes moving inmates around for some programs difficult, Deputy Warden Latoya Warren said, and jail officials view the tablet lessons as a way to supplement classroom offerings.
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The high-rise facility makes moving inmates around for some programs difficult, Deputy Warden Latoya Warren said, and jail officials view the tablet lessons as a way to supplement classroom offerings.

Allegheny County Jail inmates receive life lessons via tablets

Inmates have access only to the private network and cannot use the tablets, which feature educational programs, to sign on to the Internet.


 Brandon Sutter celebrates after scoring the game-winner against the Hurricanes during a game in December.

Penguins ship Brandon Sutter to Canucks, sign center Eric Fehr

The Penguins also acquired center Nick Bonino and defenseman Adam Clendening from Vancouver.



 Botanically, watermelon is a fruit in the same cucurbit family as pumpkins, squash and cucumbers, which often are mistaken as vegetables.

Nutritious watermelon not just a summer dessert

Studies show watermelon, often considered little more than sugar water, helps fight heart disease, some cancer and, for sure, dehydration.



 More than a dozen Chinese nationals were charged in May with scheming to have impostors take college and grad school exams and cheat their way into top American universities.

Convicted Chinese national in test-taking scheme asks for deportation; U.S. wants jail

Biyuan Li, 25, was among 15 Chinese nationals charged in the U.S. and China with scheming to have impostors take college and grad school



 The organization sent an email to its members last week requesting money to “stop Obama from confiscating millions of guns.”

Could some Social Security recipients lose gun rights? NRA says yes

The NRA says beneficiaries who lack capacity to manage their affairs are targets for the “largest gun grab in American history.”



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