Michigan cutting 3 regional prison stores under new contract

April 8, 2015 12:43 PM

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About 30 Michigan prison workers are expected to lose their jobs as the state eliminates three regional prison stores, officials said.

Michigan is expanding a system under which prisoners purchase toiletries and other items through electronic kiosks and a vendor sends the goods to prisoners through secure packages, the Detroit Free Press reported (http://on.freep.com/1FeAspK ).

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