As Prison Closes, A Town Questions Its Future

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The state has begun moving inmates out of a prison in southeast Colorado. Locals, meanwhile, are scrambling to find a new use for it. The Fort Lyon Correctional Facility is scheduled to close in March due to state budget cuts. Residents say the prison is the lifeblood of the town, and the main source of jobs. Ryan Warner speaks with Bent County Commisioner Bill Long.

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