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State could take over short-term prisoners now housed by counties

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WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty said he wants the state to take over housing "short-term" prisoners from counties.

Doing so would save the state and counties money, said Pawlenty during an interview Tuesday with the West Central Tribune.


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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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