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State's largest jail opens up to all inmates

Leased work center relieves backlog of state prisoners

Posted: July 25, 2014 at 3:17 a.m.

The state's biggest jail reopened its doors Thursday morning to all arrests, ending its second "closure" this year.

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U.S.: Put Barber in prison for years

Booking photo of Brandon Barber from June 14, 2013. Barber was booked into the Washington County Jail at 22:28, according to the Sheriff's Office website.

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Journalists wait for news outside the Spanish Swiftair airline office in Madrid, Spain,Thursday, July 24, 2014. An Air Algerie flight carrying more than 100 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." More than 50 French were onboard the plane along with 27 Burkina Faso nationals and passengers from a dozen other countries. The flight was being operated by Spanish airline Swiftair, the company said in a statement, and the plane belonged to Swiftair. The flight crew was Spanish. (AP Photo/Paul White)

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