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Crittenden Regional Hospital Assets Go up for Sale

Crittenden Regional Hospital Assets Go up for Sale
Crittenden Regional Hospital in West Memphis | (Photo by Mark Friedman)

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Audrey Evans has signed off on hiring an auctioneer to sell some assets of Crittenden Regional Hospital.
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