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CCA Pulling out of Huerfano County

WALSENBURG- The privately run prison, Corrections Corporation of America will pull out of the Huerfano County Correctional Center in April, company officials said Thursday.

    CCA officials said Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and other state officials announced Jan. 15 a proposal to phase out all out-of-state beds, including the use of the Huerfano County facility, where 700 Arizona inmates are housed.   As a result, CCA will be closing the Walsenburg prison, which employs a staff of 188.