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Missouri's new tourist hot spot: Jefferson City's old penitentiary

The old Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City is starting to draw quite the crowd. The state prison built in 1836 and decommissioned in 2004 attracted more than 19,000 people from 23 countries in 2012. The Associated Press reports that for the first time, it generated a profit of $35,000 ...

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