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As we prepare to kick off a new week, let’s take a look back at the week that was.

Has a pending criminal case put the Fall River City Council president’s position in jeopardy? As Pam Laliberte-Lebeau faces arraignment this week for a criminal felony and misdemeanor case against her, she may be facing another challenge as plans may be afoot to oust her as president.

In other news, The Herald News sat down with city ​​native Dr. Steve Cobery, who’s had quite the journey back to his hometown. After working for the Navy as a nuclear engineer, then going to medical school and then serving as a neurosurgeon in Afghanistan, Cobery, a graduate of Bishop Connolly High School, is back working in Fall River for Southcoast Health.

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