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Ridley-Thomas makes good on promise

December 2, 2008 11:08:34 AM PST
L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas begins his first full day in office by making good on his campaign promise to make King-Harbor hospital his top priority.Standing in front of the hospital, he reiterated his commitment to work for the reopening of the troubled medical facility.

At his first board meeting on Tuesday, Ridley-Thomas will introduce his proposal to do just that.

Emergency and in-patient services were halted in August of last year, after the hospital failed a crucial federal inspection.

Ridley-Thomas says the community just can't afford to have the hospital closed.

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