Amid Money Woes, MI Sees Prisons As Potential Income-Producers

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Michigan, with 15 percent unemployment and a $2.8 billion budget deficit, is seeking to capitalize on an unusual source of income: boarding out-of-state prisoners. Time reports Michigan is also bidding to house alleged terrorists who are detained by the Federal Government at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The effort could make Michigan an unlikely player in the increasingly lucrative business of
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