Sandy Damaged Women Prison to be Sold

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Sandy-damaged Women Prison to be Sold

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The 153 women -- serving time for robberies, assaults and lesser crimes -- were evacuated a few days before the storm to upstate prisons and never came back. The flooding destroyed boilers and damaged electrical equipment, causing $600,000 in damage. The state's current budget called for the facility to close by the end of the fiscal year as a cost-saving measure, leaving the building in limbo.

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