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Heat Wave, Rush Hour, and the Grandparent Scam

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It’s hot in Southern California! And cities trap the heat in what are called “urban heat islands,” making things even worse. We talk about some of the solutions to cool cities down. Plus, L.A. has a ban on construction on major roads during rush-hour, but it’s costing the city big bucks. On our weekly TV round-up: Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update is getting a new host. Also: Senior citizens all over the U.S. and Canada are getting duped by a massive Montreal-based phone scam. And McDonald's is trying to trademark “McBrunch.” We talk about what might be on that menu, and the history of brunch culture.

Banner Image Credit: Kevin Baird