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Toledo’s last abortion clinic fighting to remain open

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Capital care is the only abortion clinic left in the city of Toledo. And it's fighting with the state to remain open.

Our media partner the blade reports that under state law, all abortion clinics must have an emergency care agreement with a local hospital.

That's so that if complications arise, the patient can be transferred for treatment.

Capital care had a one year deal in place with UTMC. But in July the hospital decided not to renew it.

Capital care struck up a deal with the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor, but state lawmakers say that's too far.

In a hearing yesterday the state urged a hearing officer to follow through with closing the clinic.

A final decision won't come until June, but the case is expected to end up in court.

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