Lawsuit settled over institution's treatment of disabled residents

A year-long investigation into a state-run facility for people with developmental disabilities says workers there frequently locked residents in handcuffs and other restraints.
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A year-long investigation into a state-run facility for people with developmental disabilities says workers there frequently locked residents in handcuffs and other restraints.

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