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  • There are two state prisons, at Jackson and at Marquette, a reformatory for male offenders at Ionia, and a house of correction for males and females at Detroit. the Industrial School for Boys at

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  • The hemmers were two state cops in uniform and a hefty bird in cits with a badge on his vest, and while they weren’t actually touching her at the moment I entered, it looked as though they probably had been.

    Too Many Cooks

  • She talked with law-enforcement representatives across Utah for two hours, beginning at five-forty-five P.M., speaking first with two state patrol dispatchers within the Department of Public Safety DPS and then with another two dispatchers from the Zion National Park police, submitting request after request for urgency in their assistance on my case.

    127 Hours

  • When British Satellite Broadcasting and Sky Television merged to form British Sky Broadcasting, or BSkyB, in 1991, the choices on broadcast television were limited to the two state channels (BBC1 and BBC2), Independent Television (ITV) and Channel 4, with only one broadcast station, Channel 5, added since.

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