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State on Track for Prison Takeover


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(BOISE, ID) – The Idaho Department of Corrections is finalizing preparations to take over the state’s largest prison south of Boise. The 2,000-bed facility will transfer over from private management starting July 1. That’s when Corrections Corporation of America loses its $29 million annual contract. Administrators hope the transfer will be seamless in a way that doesn’t disrupt the fragile relationship between staff and inmates. 

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