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Tuesday 06/14/2011
Pharmacy’s Future Unclear
Updated: June 14, 2011 - 9:25 am

The future of the Lake Arrowhead Village Pharmacy—closed by the state on Feb. 7 because it did not have an approved pharmacist in charge—is in limbo because its owner did not meet a legal deadline.

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