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Preliminary study urges new jail for Lucas County
The current Lucas County jail is not worth saving and a new facility is needed, according to a preliminary feasibility study that was presented to The Blade on Wednesday. The downtown pretrial facility is perpetually overcrowded and oftentimes in need of repair, which makes remodeling and expanding the jail impractical, the study concluded.
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County commissioners should move quickly to replace a costly, crowded, and inhumane jail.

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