Some schools, colleges remain closed amid dangerous cold

Published 01-31-2019

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Schools and universities across Ohio have canceled classes again because of the deep freeze that has enveloped the state and other parts of the Midwest.

The University of Toledo, Case Western Reserve University, the University of Akron and Bowling Green State and Youngstown State universities were among those canceling classes for a second day Thursday.

Ohio State University canceled classes starting before 11 a.m. at its Columbus campus, but said classes beginning at 11 a.m. or later would proceed.

Classes in public school districts around Ohio were called off for a second day. Courts in Toledo also remain closed.

Several cities kept warming centers open for those seeking shelter from the cold.

The National Weather Service forecast slightly higher, but still-dangerous temperatures and wind chills for Thursday in Ohio.

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