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The State of Mississippi may be paying more than state law allows to house inmates from the Mississippi State Penitentiary in the private-run Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler, Miss., for 90 days amid an outbreak of deadly violence. Photo by WhisperToMe

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