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Regional Air Quality Alert Extended Through Monday

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has extended the weekend Air Quality Alert through Monday. 

The organization says heat and sunshine will combine with pollutants from vehicles and factories to produce ozone pollution that is hazardous to the elderly, children, and people with breathing difficulties.  The agency suggests those people stay in an air-conditioned room during the day. It also recommends carpooling where possible, and avoiding outdoor activities during daylight hours. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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