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A New DYS Center for Girls

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A dramatic increase in the numbers of delinquent girls in Massachusetts has prompted the Department of Youth Services to open a new $20 million detention center in Marlboro.

It's the first such home built expressly for girls in more than a century.

WBUR'S Bianca Vazquez-Toness reports.

This program aired on June 6, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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