Alabama’s Inmate Export Boosts Poor Miss. County

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http://www.clarionledger.com/news/0309/15/ma01.html Since 1,423 Alabama inmates landed in Mississippi's privately owned Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in June, the county's economy gained 250 jobs, annual payroll $6 million, in an area with a 26.8 percent poverty rate and unemployment at 12.5 percent, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. Alabama's decision to pay $27.50 a day . . .

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