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Central Pa. man who shot secret bathroom videos of 15-year-old girl denied break on prison term

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A central Pennsylvania man who secretly shot nude bathroom videos of a teenage girl will be staying in prison after a state appeals court panel denied his appeal of his multiple child-sex convictions.

In an opinion by Senior Judge John L. Musmanno, the Superior Court rejected James A. Doll’s argument that police shouldn’t have been allowed to use the computer-based evidence they amassed against him.

Doll, 45, of Greencastle, claimed his computers were off-limits as evidence because his wife had no authority to give investigators permission to seize and search the devices for child pornography. He also insisted the search warrants police used to seize his computers weren’t sufficiently specific.

On those computers, police said they found child pornography, including videos Doll had secretly filmed of his accuser when she was 15.

Doll came under investigation in 2017 after the girl reported he had touched her inappropriately and had tried

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Interior Secretary temporarily halts use of prison labor at national parks after internal probe

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Interior Secretary David Bernhardt on Thursday temporarily halted the use of prison labor in national parks after an internal watchdog investigation called on the National Park Service (NPS) to develop standardized policies for its use of prison labor. 

“I hereby order and direct NPS to immediately cease the use of prison labor. Any agreements in place regarding the same are hereby rendered null and void,” he said in a memo. 

A department official told The Hill that the prison work program would only be stopped until proper policies and protocols are established. Bernhardt has given officials 60 days to come up with such policies. 

Earlier on Thursday, Interior Department’s inspector general’s office released a management advisory which said that NPS, “has no policies or formal procedures in place for the management of inmates while they are under the supervision of the NPS and working in national parks.” 

It found that

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