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Missouri Refuses To Renew License For State's Last Abortion Provider

The St. Louis facility will continue to provide abortions for now, however, because of a judge's order.

Updated at 4:22 p.m. ET

Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of the state's last remaining clinic that provides abortions, but the St. Louis facility will continue to provide abortions for now because a judge's order remains in place.

In a letter to the clinic, state health official William Koebel wrote that the decision to not renew the license was "based on the serious, extensive unresolved deficiencies."

The letter said the clinic has addressed some concerns outlined by state

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