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12:09pm

Fri August 17, 2012
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Knoxville Abortion Provider Closes Doors After 38 Years

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP.WMOT) — A new Tennessee law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals is being blamed for the closure of a longtime Tennessee abortion provider.

The Volunteer Women's Medical Center in Knoxville recently closed its doors after being in operation for 38 years.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />

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7:55am

Fri July 6, 2012
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Planned Parenthood Bypasses State, Gets Fed Grant

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $395,000 a year for three years to Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region.

A news release said the money will provide Title X family planning services, including birth control and related health care, annual wellness exams and cancer screenings and testing for sexually transmitted diseases.

Planned Parenthood in Memphis said it had provided these services for more than 30 years until last year when county health officials awarded the funding to Christ Community Health Services.

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