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The Indigo Apartments in north Oak Cliff. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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.

CBSDFW.COM–08/02/2012

A Salvation Army volunteer hands out ice cold water in Fort Worth. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Salvation Army Helping Homeless During Extreme Heat

Staying cool and hydrated is difficult during this North Texas heat wave, but imagine trying to keep yourself safe if you’re homeless. To help those less fortunate Salvation Army volunteers have been spending afternoons handing out hundreds of cups of cold water.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2012

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Doctors: Stay Hydrated, But Remember Electrolytes

With heat hovering near and above the triple digit mark, doctors are reminding residents that their bodies need more than water. They need electrolytes.

06/29/2012

A dog runs in a fountain to cool off during a hot summer day. (credit: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Intense Triple-Digit Heat Endangering Pets

Every member of Buddrus family said they adore their beautiful and busy German Shepherd. Named Sasha, one of her favorite things is going for a ride, but last week getting inside the family’s sweltering SUV almost killed her.

08/10/2011

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North Texas Heat Wave Sending More To Hospital

Local health officials are warning about the North Texas heat and your health. Triple-digit temperatures tend to make people sick and the current heat wave is sending more people to the hospital.

07/15/2011

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Two Dallas County Men Dead Due To Heat

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The extreme heat is being blamed for the deaths of two people in Dallas County. Zach Thompson with the Dallas Health and Human Services says two men, ages 43 and 50, were […]

06/30/2011

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8 Families Displaced After 3-Alarm Fire In Dallas

Eight families are displaced from their homes after a three-alarm fire broke out at the Whispering Hollow Apartments in the 6900 block of S. Cockrell Hill Sunday afternoon.

06/26/2011