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Two Lawsuits Challenge The Lack Of Air-Conditioning In Texas Prisons

06/27/2012 01:02 pm 13:02:25

AUSTIN, Tex. — In the brutal heat of summer, many Texans flee to shopping malls, movie theaters and other air-conditioned havens to keep cool. But for one segment of the population, there is literally no escape from triple-digit temperatures: state prison inmates.

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