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In this Sept. 11, 2011 file photo, visitors assemble shortly before the dedication of a new federal courthouse at Lafayette and State streets in Jefferson City. The building sits on land that used to be part of the Missouri State Penitentiary.

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A specific, comprehensive plan for old prison site

More than a decade ago, a 142-acre boon of prime, downtown Jefferson City land became available in theory when the Department of Corrections received the go-ahead to move out of the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP).

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