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Electricity
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Chris Sommer
May 08, 2019 - 6:18 pm
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - A long, hot summer could put a serious strain on the main power grid in Texas. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) expects record electric use during the months ahead. On Wednesday, ERCOT released its final Seasonal Assessment of Resource Adequacy (SARA) for the...
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Melting Ice Cream Cone
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Mike Rogers
January 23, 2019 - 7:19 am
The heat is on in Australia. It's so hot, the bats are falling out of the trees. It seems they can't regulate their body temperature when it gets above 105; their brains overheat and they lose consciousness. And it's been WAY above 105. Daytime highs in the south central Australia have been topping...
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August Heat
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Chris Sommer
August 01, 2018 - 5:38 pm
GRAND PRAIRIE (KRLD)-The Texas Department of Public Safety is adding the Grand Prairie driver license office to its Summer Safety Initiative, which is designed to protect customers from standing out in the dangerous heat. DPS officials say summer is among the busiest times at DL offices, and...
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