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After $7 million legal fight over air conditioning, Texas prison system touts new heat safety policies

Following a legal settlement, the prison system has added temporary air conditioning to one unit and made other statewide changes. But the road to change wasn't cheap.

Inmates shuffle past new fans in the Darrington prison's main hallway on a hot July day.

'Cruel and unusual'

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