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Gitmo, Illinois?

The Bureau of Prisons may buy Thomson Correctional Center, about 150 miles from Chicago, and use it to house the remaining Guantanamo detainees. Officals will be visiting Monday.

Officials from the department of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security, and the federal Bureau of Prisons will be will be visiting the maximum-security Thomson Correctional Center, about 150 miles west of Chicago, on Monday, the officials said.

... If the Bureau of Prisons purchases the site, it would operate primarily as a federal prison and a portion of it would be leased to the Defense Department to house the Guantanamo detainees, the official said.


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