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Toledo’s last abortion clinic allowed to stay open

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Toledo's last abortion clinic can continue operating while it appeals a directive from the Ohio Department of Health to shut down, a Lucas County Common Pleas judge ruled Monday.

Judge Myron Duhart issued a stay in the revocation of the clinic's license, pending a resolution. That means Capital Care Network can remain open if it chooses.

The state ordered the clinic to close because the center has an emergency care agreement with a hospital deemed too far away. UTMC chose not to renew its agreement with Capital Care as of July 2013.

The clinic had been ordered by state health officials to close its surgical center by Tuesday.

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