Positive attitudes, strong commitments boost new regional drug court
Published 06/07/2012, Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON — The atmosphere in a courtroom can be tense, with people sitting restlessly beside their attorneys while families of defendants or victims wait anxiously in the gallery. But in a courtroom at the Prairie Justice Center Wednesday, the laid-back feel was apparent as the judge chatted with defendants, attorneys joked and applause rang out.Word count: 970
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