NC slated to open new $155 million prison hospital

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In her 36-year career working in North Carolina’s prisons, Chief Operating Officer Jennie Lancaster has not had occasion to show off a big new inmate medical center.

She beamed Wednesday as she led a tour of a new $155 prison hospital and mental health unit in Raleigh. The spacious five-story addition to Central Prison has beds for 336 patients.

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