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Health department order dealt another legal setback

Toledo Blade |

A federal appeals court on Wednesday handed another setback to the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department’s attempt to shut down private school instruction and athletics to fight the coronavirus spread.

The U.S. 6th District Court of Appeals in Cincinnati rejected the department’s request for a rehearing of the court’s injunction blocking the department’s order.

The decision filed Wednesday said the department “failed to demonstrate that the court overlooked or misapprehended a point of law or fact in issuing our decision.”

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