$1 price put on state's rental of LR jail unit

Plan is for prisons to hold convicts there who now clog county lockups

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 4:35 a.m.

Pulaski County and state officials are working on a one-year contract that would lease an unused satellite building at the county jail to the state for $1 and open at least 200 beds in an effort to help alleviate county jails of the 2,249 state prison inmates crowding them.

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