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Monday, February 8th, 2010
Photo by Margie Wuebker/The Daily Standard

Mercer County Commissioner John Bruns, in the background, plays cards with fellow inmates including Matt Walker, at left, during their stay at the detention center. Corrections officers used the 24-hour stay as a training session before "real" inmates arrive Feb. 28. They are among 24 "practice" inmates who participated in the first of two rehearsals taking place in February.

Related online story:
The heavy door closes with a clank, leaving freedom and creature comforts on the other side for 24 people chosen as practice inmates at the new Mercer County Adult Detention Center. [More]
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