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Centre: Corrections Corp and Bed Centre

centre: Nashville, Tennessee-based Core Civic had proposed locating a 100 million, 1,200-bed centre about 10 miles 16 kilometres east of South Bend, according to Metro News. Elkhart County Commissioner Mike Yoder says Core Civic officials informed the three county commissioners Monday morning that they would withdraw their petition to rezone farmland for the centre . Yoder said the company didn't give a reason why. A private prison management company on Monday scrapped plans to build a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centre in northern Indiana following fierce local opposition, county commissioners said. Commissioner Frank Lucchese confirmed the decision by the company previously known as Corrections Corp. of America. Core Civic had said its proposal was in response to an ICE request for information on possible facilities within 100 miles of Chicago.ICE detention centres have failed to win approval in at least four other communities in Indiana and Illinois over the past several years. I think Core Civic read the writing on the wall and saw it wasn't going to be a good fit for Elkhart County, Lucchese said. ( As reported in the news.