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Insurance-exchange abortion ban falls shy in House panel

Posted: January 30, 2013 at 12:55 a.m.

A House panel narrowly defeated legislation Tuesday that aims to prohibit insurance policies on the state’s insurance exchange from offering abortion coverage.

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