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Norfolk Southern agrees to pay $600 million settlement in East Palestine crash

Season 2024 Episode 14 | 26m 46s

Norfolk Southern has announced it has agreed in principle to a $600 million settlement in the East Palestine train derailment. The money, if approved by the court, would settle class action claims brought by businesses and individuals following the February 2023 derailment in Columbiana County. The story begins our discussion of news on this week's Ideas.

Aired: 04/11/24
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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.
The total solar eclipse caps a busy weekend in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.
We will discuss the outcome of the Ohio primary and the rest of the week's news.
The three-way contest between Bernie Moreno, Matt Dolan and Frank LaRose is up for grabs.
The chair of the NTSB says controlled burn of chemicals in derailment was not needed.
The private college in South Euclid says it will end in-person instruction this spring.
Cleveland budget hearings zero in on public safety vacancies and officer recruitment.
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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.
The total solar eclipse caps a busy weekend in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.
We will discuss the outcome of the Ohio primary and the rest of the week's news.
The three-way contest between Bernie Moreno, Matt Dolan and Frank LaRose is up for grabs.
The chair of the NTSB says controlled burn of chemicals in derailment was not needed.
The private college in South Euclid says it will end in-person instruction this spring.
Cleveland budget hearings zero in on public safety vacancies and officer recruitment.