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Weekend Insider: Hepatitis in Prison, Rick Perry E-Book

Brandi Grissom looks into the costly treatment of hepatitis C in Texas prisons, and Jay Root discusses his soon-to-be-published e-book about Gov. Rick Perry's run for president.

In this edition of Weekend Insider, Managing Editor Brandi Grissom talks about the escalating cost of caring for Texas prisoners infected with hepatitis C. While new drugs used to treat the disease are improving in effectiveness, they're also far  more expensive than traditional therapy.

Then reporter Jay Root gives us a peek inside his new e-book about Gov. Rick Perry's failed presidential bid. It's called Oops!, and it's a behind-the-scenes look at life on the campaign trail in the digital age.

Read these stories and more this weekend at texastribune.org

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