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Appleton will not hold Alaska inmates

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APPLETON -- Hopes that inmates from Alaska could fill empty beds at the Prairie Correctional Facility were dashed on Monday.

The Alaska Department of Corrections did not select the facility to hold its prisoners being housed outside of the state, according to information from Prairie Correctional Facility.


"The Prairie Correctional Facility management and staff are obviously disappointed,'' a news release from Prairie Correctional Facility on Monday stated.

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