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Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

Ferguson Woman Found Dead in Unairconditioned Home

St. Louis County has reported its first heat-related death this summer.

08/30/2013

Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

Tough Year for Illinois Farmers

Brad Schwab, with the Illinois field office of the USDA says the results are, as you can expect, terrible.

07/31/2012

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

St. Louis County Confirms First Heat Death

The 72-year-old Northwoods woman was discovered inside her home Friday.

07/09/2012

Lightning, Getty Images, photo by Lyle Leduc

Lightning Strike Injurers 5

Two adults and three children were camping at St. Joe State Park near Park Hills Saturday when lightning struck nearby.

07/09/2012

File photo of a thermometer. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Heat Wave Blamed For More Than 30 Deaths Across Country

Americans in much of the country will be getting a slight break from the oppressive heat on Sunday, one day after temperatures rose to above 100 degrees from the central states to the mid-Atlantic. Yet for many, the cooler temperatures won’t exactly be comfortable, falling only into the 90s.

07/08/2012

File photo of a corn field. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Kansas Corn Crop Deteriorating Amid Heat

The latest government report is painting a deteriorating portrait of the Kansas corn crop.

07/03/2012

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Tips To Stay Cool During The Heat Wave

Helpful tips on how to stay cool and comfortable during the next few days.

06/22/2012

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

Heat Figures Show Shocking Jump, Claims Another Victim

The amount of heat illnesses and deaths this summer is an enormous increase over last year.

08/10/2011

The Reverend Earl Nance, of Cool Down St. Louis (KMOX/file photo)

Cool Down St. Louis Finding More Elderly without Air Conditioners

Charity finds a woman in her 80s without AC. in the nick of time.

08/03/2011

Dangerous heat

Alton Man Confirmed As Area’s 17th Heat Death Of Summer

Window air conditioner was turned off to keep costs down.

08/03/2011

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