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Kids allowed to visit inmates again after pandemic pause

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware correction officials say children can now visit inmates at correctional facilities for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. The Delaware Department of Correction announced Tuesday that in-person visits at all of its facilities have been expanded to include children and youth under 18. The department says it’s making the change as COVID-19 vaccination expands to include children and aggressive COVID-19 mitigation measures continue […]

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DE lawmakers want committee to probe prisons’ virus response

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A group of lawmakers in Delaware want a special committee to investigate how the state's Department of Correction has handled the COVID-19 pandemic. The News Journal reported Wednesday that state legislators will introduce a resolution to create the committee and have it make recommendations regarding prison healthcare. A separate bill is aimed at allowing some prisoners early release. Delaware's prisons have seen more than 1,750 prisoners […]

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