Hardin agency's executive put on leave
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MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer HELENA
The economic development agency behind the private jail in Hardin has put its executive director on leave but claims the move will not interfere with a controversial contract given to a private security company. The group also said it is still moving ahead quickly with the California company to operate the facility even though neither group has contracts in place for prisoners, or promises it can get any. Al Peterson, board member of the Two Rivers Authority, said executive Greg Smith was placed on leave last Friday. But he said that does not have...