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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 03: An official Super Bowl XLVI sign is seen in front of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument prior to Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots on February 3, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Prison System Cracks Down On Super Bowl Sunday Absences

State prison guards have filed nearly 100 grievances against the Department of Correction commissioner over his efforts to stop guards from calling in sick during the Super Bowl.


Bergin Correctional Institution (Department of Correction photo)

Guards Ask State To Keep Bergin Prison Open

Unions representing Connecticut prison workers say hundreds of inmates have to sleep on the floor due to overcrowding of the state’s prisons.