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Pact Includes Expansion of Mental Health Treatment

The U.S. Department of Justice has ended its investigation of civil-rights violations in Miami-Dade County jails amid a commitment from the county to build a mental-health treatment facility and improve medical care for inmates, the Miami Herald reports. 
 

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