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Gophers Gear Up For Football Season Opener

On Thursday, the Gopher football team tries to start the season right at TCF Bank Stadium against UNLV. The heat is on for the program, and this time literally. The extreme heat means more players will play in game one. The Rebels took the favored Gophers to three overtimes in last year’s opener.

08/26/2013

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Fairgoers Cope With Record-Setting Heat

Extreme heat is the most dangerous type of weather, causing more fatalities than flooding, lightning, hurricanes and tornadoes combined. Appropriately, fairgoers are taking Monday’s temperatures seriously while still having fun. On a second day of record-breaking heat and oppressive humidity, fairgoers arrived with water in hand and armed with a plan to stay cool. For members of the Jefferson High School marching band, beating the heat began days in advance when musicians began getting used to consuming lots of water.

08/26/2013

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Insomnia To Costly Energy Bills: The Struggles Of Extreme Heat

It’s the summer of the heat wave, and that means struggle for many.

07/16/2012

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Heat Impacts Twin Cities Homeless

The heat wave is impacting Minnesota’s homeless population. Shelters across the Twin Cities are at full capacity with people looking to cool off.

07/16/2012

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Tips To Keep Your Plants Protected In Extreme Heat

A combination of hot temperatures and high humidity is hitting the Twin Cities and punishing our plants. But there are ways to protect them.

07/05/2012

Police: Parents Left Infant in Sweltering Car

 6-week old left in car Tuesday, when heat index was more than 100

07/29/2010

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