Coffee-Roasting California Inmates Lose Work as Prisons Empty

Coffee-Roasting California Inmates Lose Work as Prisons Empty

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At the Chino prison in California, home to about 4,700 inmates in facilities ranging from minimum to maximum security, prisoners pasteurize and package fruit juice and wash laundry. Elsewhere in the state, convicts bake bread, roast coffee and harvest eggs.