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Nearly 800 sex offenders moved to Newton prison

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Nearly 800 sex offenders are moved to the Newton prison.

Authorities say they decided to make the move because the Newton facility is more secure than the Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility.

The Newton prison has more than 1,200 inmates, and nearly 800 of those are sex offenders.

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