South Carolina's prisons once again running out of cash

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$7.5 million is the magic number this time that the South Carolina Department of Corrections is forecast to run in the red, and the group wants permission to operate at a deficit.

Something that is not welcome news during a tight budget year, but Corrections Director Jon Ozmint is saying there's no way to not spend that cash.

The Associated Press has the report on what's up and why they say they can't cut back; read it here.

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