People in Westport are up in arms over late-night landline calls intended for the UK-based station. The mix-up is a result of Irish viewers calling the show's premium-rate numbers, which start with 098, without adding the international dialling code. Regional Development Minister Michael Ring said his constituents were "aggravated and annoyed". Mr Ring told the Sunday Independent: "They are getting these calls in the middle of night. "One of those people has an elderly mother and family members all over the world and there could be a call at any time that they would have to take." 'Everything

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Some 15 to 20 percent of detainees at the facilities are kept in solitary confinement for 22 or 23 hours a day, the complaint said. "Many of these children are forced to spend their only free hour of time per day outside of a solitary confinement cell in handcuffs and chained to a table," the complaint said. "Officers also repeatedly and excessively use Bear Mace and other pepper sprays against the youth, causing them excruciating pain and impairing their breathing." The complaint added that, "these practices constitute serious violations of the childrens constitutional rights." The four

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