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Medical Lake Site Selected For New Spokane Jail

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Spokane County commissioners have chosen a Medical Lake site for a new jail.

The Spokesman-Review review reports commissioners also declared and emergency Tuesday so that land use measures could be made in time for an April bond measure for the project.

The new jail would replace the county' Geiger Corrections Center and hold about 1,600 inmates.

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