Ill. prison to get Gitmo detainees – AP

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WASHINGTON – Taking an important step on the thorny path to closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the White House plans to announce Tuesday that the government will acquire an underutilized state prison in rural Illinois to be the new home for a limited number of terrorist suspects held at Guantanamo.

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    Strange that they will be going to a prison in the state of the president. They will probably serve a few years and then be set free on parole. I wonder how different the American prison will be compared to Gitmo.