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Topic - Ken Smith
As Capitol Hill skirmishes over the Obama administration's contraception mandate, the battle is expanding into courtrooms, with more religious colleges joining a growing wave of lawsuits charging that the requirement for employer insurance to provide free contraception violates religious freedom.
Northern Maine is 7,000 miles and a world away from China, but that's not stopping a school superintendent from recruiting Chinese students to attend public high school in this remote mill town.
Discovery ended its career as the world's most flown spaceship Wednesday, returning from orbit for the last time and taking off in a new direction as a museum piece.
"That is really what has pushed us across the line," said Ken Smith, president of Geneva College, a Pennsylvania school with Reformed Presbyterian roots. "We must cover or provide under our health policies abortion-inducing drugs."
The Chinese families are aware of the scores, but are more interested in how many advanced placement classes the school has and how many students are accepted to college, he said.