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Eric Schmitt, Missouri Attorney General, speaks to the media on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, outside of the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis. Schmitt held the press conference after a federal judge temporarily blocked the Biden administration's vaccine mandate for most health care workers.
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A federal judge in St. Louis on Monday temporarily barred the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services from requiring health care workers in Iowa and nine other states to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
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    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments Wednesday in a case that could lead to a reversal of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which would open the door to more abortion restrictions across the country. If that happens, Iowa’s strong legal protections for abortion rights would still make it difficult for lawmakers to restrict abortion in the state. But abortion rights opponents are trying to get rid of those state-level protections, too.
  • Researchers say investing in renewable energy is vital to staving off the worst impacts of climate change. But a utility-scale solar project in Linn County is drawing opposition from some residents who are opposed to the development being built on farmland.
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