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NPR: Racist Housing Practices From The 1930s Linked To Hotter Neighborhoods Today

Earlier this month, ¬†posted an interesting story about how housing practices from decades ago are still determining which neighborhoods are experiencing the most urban heating. Back in the 1930’s, many neighborhoods were ‘red-lined”, shutting some minorities out of the most desirable neighborhoods and segregating them. A recent study shows that…
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How bad could ragweed be this year?

WebMD posted a story about the likelihood of a “brutal” ragweed season in the next few weeks across the US. Ragweed grows best when temperatures are hot and moisture is plentiful. There has been enough of both earlier in this growing season to cause worries that a large ragweed population…
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