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Many Ohio schools not equipped to handle heat wave

Season 2023 Episode 34 | 26m 46s

The summer break is over, but a late-season heat wave caused several local school districts to close. Many schools lack air conditioning. The issue has become more pronounced, even as some districts have decided to start school after Labor Day and as the effects of climate change intensify. This was the hottest summer ever measured in the Northern Hemisphere. The story tops this week's Ideas.

Aired: 09/07/23
Extras
City officials have made assurances that tech experts are on the case after cyber attack.
Prayer vigils are being held and mental health support services are being mobilized to help.
The verdict makes Trump the first former American president to be convicted of a felony.
A law banning gender-affirming health care for trans youth is still blocked.
Euclid police officer’s death leads to grief and concerns about current climate for law enforcement.
The president of the university has offered an apology and promised a full investigation.
Protests in Ohio have led to discussions about how campuses handled the student demonstrations.
FirstEnergy made dark money contributions to top Ohio politicians not implicated in the HB 6 scheme.
HB 68 bans gender affirming care and prohibits transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams.
Norfolk Southern has agreed in principle to pay $600 million in a class action lawsuit.
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City officials have made assurances that tech experts are on the case after cyber attack.
Prayer vigils are being held and mental health support services are being mobilized to help.
The verdict makes Trump the first former American president to be convicted of a felony.
A law banning gender-affirming health care for trans youth is still blocked.
Euclid police officer’s death leads to grief and concerns about current climate for law enforcement.
The president of the university has offered an apology and promised a full investigation.
Protests in Ohio have led to discussions about how campuses handled the student demonstrations.
FirstEnergy made dark money contributions to top Ohio politicians not implicated in the HB 6 scheme.
HB 68 bans gender affirming care and prohibits transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams.
Norfolk Southern has agreed in principle to pay $600 million in a class action lawsuit.