New PA Prison to Open Two Years Late

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Stony Graterford state prison, one of the nation’s largest with an inmate population bigger than most Pennsylvania municipalities, and its $400 million replacement, the State Correctional Institution at Phoenix, stand side-by-side on a three-square-mile plot an hour northwest of Philadelphia. Phoenix will be a dramatic upgrade over Graterford, built in 1929, reports Philly.com. Its sand . . .

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