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The Menard Correctional Center is shown on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Chester, Ill. Two guards and a chaplain were injured Tuesday in an attack by a large group of inmates at Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, state and union officials say. The assaults were the latest in a series of violent incidents involving guards and inmates, including on death, at Menard and other prisons over the last month. AP Photo

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