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  • As temperatures topped 100 degrees, people gathered at the St. Louis Workhouse to protest conditions inside the medium-security jail, which has no air conditioning. “Virtually every single person suffering inside the Workhouse right now is innocent under the law yet being punished because of poverty,” said Thomas Harvey of Arch City Defenders, a legal aid group that has been working with activists to raise money to bail people out.