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Texas Prison System Pays $750K To Cool Down Pig Barns

The Texas prison system is paying $750,000 for climate-controlled barns for use in its pig farming program.


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BBB: Triple-Digit Temps Mean More A/C Repair Scams

With triple-digit heat in the forecast for at least the next few days North Texans are truly appreciating air conditioning, but with the hot weather comes an increase in a/c repair rip-offs.


An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Texas Prisons Face More Lawsuits Over No A/C

An advocacy group has sued the Texas prison system blaming 13 inmate deaths since 2007 on hot conditions in units without air conditioning.


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Dallas Apartment Fire Damages A/C Units

An apartment complex near Dallas Love Field will be without cool air on Tuesday after a fire damaged the building that houses their boiler room and air conditioning units.


An air conditioning repairman was severely burned while working on the roof of a Fort Worth food market. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Air Conditioning Repairman Burned While Working On Roof

An air conditioning repairman remained hospitalized Friday afternoon after getting burned while working on the roof of a Fort Worth food market.


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Dallas Apartment Tenants Coping Without A/C

Keeping healthy and safe in the North Texas heat can be challenging. But imagine trying to do it without air conditioning. More than 300 tenants at one North Texas apartment complex are facing that challenge.



Getting Help For The Summer Heat

The Dallas County Health and Human Services department is teamed up with the Phi Beta Siga Fraternity to help provide air conditioning units to people in need.


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Free Air Conditioning Units Throughout The Summer

Dallas County Health and Human services are providing free-air conditioning units for residents throughout the summer.


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A/C Coolant Cost Triples In The Past 6 Months

The price to stay cool just went through the roof. But it’s not the energy bill, it’s the coolant used in air conditioning units: The cost of freon has tripled in the past six months.


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Family Files Suit Over Texas Inmates & Air Conditioning

A North Texas family has filed a federal lawsuit against the state, after a man died in a prison that didn’t have air conditioning. Larry Gene McCollum suffered heat stroke last summer, while serving time at the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas.


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Scorching Summer Here Already: DFW Airport Hits 106º

Tuesday marks the hottest day of the year so far and the earliest DFW Airport hit 106º since the dreaded, scorched days of 1980.


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Dallas Apartments Suffer Heat Without A/C

Tuesday will be another day of triple-digit heat for DFW, but some Dallas apartment complex residents have been forced to deal with the high temperatures without any relief.