Pennsylvania Plans Two Prison Closings

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http://www.post-gazette.com/localnews/20030423prisons5.asp Pennsylvania state prisons in Pittsburgh and Waynesburg will be closed in August unless unions for corrections officers persuade Gov. Ed Rendell to keep them open, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Roy C. Pinto, the vice president of the Pennsylvania State Corrections Officers Association, said union officials will meet today on the issue with Rendell and Corrections Secretary Jeffrey A. Beard. "We need the cell space," Pinto said. The Pittsburgh prison is a maximum security institution in Woods Run; Waynesburg is . . .

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