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DiMasi is in Oklahoma prison, US says

Former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi is being held in a federal prison in Oklahoma City, according to the federal Bureau of Prisons website. Early Friday, the website listed DiMasi as being in the custody of the Federal Transfer Center, which houses male and female offenders awaiting transfer to their designated prison. DiMasi, who is serving an eight-year sentence, had been transferred temporarily to Rhode Island to testify before a federal grand jury in Worcester looking into corruption allegations at the Massachusetts Probation Department, said people familiar with his travels.

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