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The county put a freeze on its work-release program over a year ago, but that could be changing.

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Northampton County recently shut down its work-release program; Lehigh County ended its over a year ago.

To help ease the strain of surging COVID cases, officials are considering letting some inmates go home on work release.

Mark Pinsley says it would reduce food waste and provide job training for the incarcerated.


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