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In reversal, Mich. privatizing prison food service

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State officials reversed themselves Tuesday in deciding to hire a private company to prepare food for Michigan's 44,000 prisoners, saying they originally misjudged a plan that would actually save the state about $16 million. The Michigan Department of Corrections sent a notification to state employees of the decision, which puts the jobs of 373 workers at risk. The...