Washington, D.C., Inmates Live Around the Nation

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The 50 states run their own prison systems for people convicted of felonies, but for the last two decades, Washington, D.C.’s felons have been turned over to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, which holds them at any of 122 institutions it operates, reports WAMU at American University in Washington. The 4,500 prisoners now affected . . .

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