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NTSB chair casts doubt on East Palestine response

Season 2024 Episode 9 | 26m 46s

This week the chair of the National Transportation Safety Board told the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation that the controlled burn and release of chemicals following the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train in East Palestine was unnecessary. The train derailed in February 2023. The story tops our discussion of local news on this week's Ideas.

Aired: 03/07/24
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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.
The total solar eclipse caps a busy weekend in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.
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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.
The total solar eclipse caps a busy weekend in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.