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8:33 AM Thu, Jan. 17th

Inmates release guard from prison tower, surrender<BR>

BUCKEYE — One of the longest U.S. prison hostage standoffs in decades ended Sunday when a corrections officer was released from the guard tower where a pair of inmates had held her for two weeks, a Corrections Department spokeswoman said.

The inmates surrendered, corrections spokeswoman Cam Hunter said.