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Pointing fingers at prisoners

August 12, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

The only flourishing business in West Virginia is the prison one, taking up 10 pages - 191-201 - in the 2011 Blue Book. Jobs galore, high-paying at that, for hundreds, added to that is the $20,000 to $30,000 it costs to detain a prisoner for a year. Surely a handsome part of the state budget, indeed.



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