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A poll from Auburn University at Montgomery shows that while a majority of Alabamians favor some type of reform to the state’s prison system, only 14.5% of respondents liked the option to have private firms build three prisons and then lease them to the state. [AP FILE PHOTO]

MONTGOMERY — A poll from Auburn University at Montgomery shows that while a majority of Alabamians favor some type of reform to the state’s prison system, respondents liked the plan being currently pursued by the state the least.

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