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What happens now that California's prison hunger strike is over?




In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo,  correctional officers keep watch on inmates on the recreation yard at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif.
In this Aug. 17, 2011 file photo, correctional officers keep watch on inmates on the recreation yard at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif.
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Yesterday, a two month long hunger strike finally came to an end, but prison authorities still face plenty of challenges.

The health of the inmates involved in the strike is still uncertain and the state still has the difficult task of reducing prison overcrowding. With more on all this we're joined once again by LA Times reporter Paige St. John.