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Logan Correctional, Center is slated to close by the end of the year but some Lincoln residents don't understand why.  Mike Maniscalco [[MAN-ih-SKAL-koh]], with the Lincoln Logan Economic Development Partnership, says the prison offers the best paying jobs around and the economy will suffer if they're eliminated. 

[audio:rddLogan1.mp3]A Word From Maniscalco[/audio]

Maniscalco says he understands the need for shared sacrifice when cutting budgets, but he says this decision doesn't make sense. He says more than three thousand people have signed a petition to keep the prison from closing.  The economic development partnership will also host a march on Thursday to raise awareness of a state hearing on the prison, scheduled for October 26th.

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