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Number of juveniles in detention centers declining

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Governor Culver says state programs to decrease the number of juveniles in detention centers are proving successful.

According to Culver, Iowa has decreased its overall detention of juveniles by about 15 percent in each of the last two years.

In addition, Black Hawk county saw a decrease of more than 20 percent last year.

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