WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court rejected requests from news organizations Friday for live, televised coverage of this month’s historic arguments on President Barack Obama‘s health care overhaul, but agreed to release audio recordings of the proceedings on the same day.

The court will post audio files and transcripts on its website (www.supremecourt.gov ) within two hours of the end of the proceedings on each of the three days set aside for argument, March 26-28.

The justices have never allowed cameras inside the courtroom and decided not to make an exception for the health care case, despite what the court called “extraordinary public interest.”

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