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Texas Car Troubles Increase With Summer Temperatures

The job of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department Courtesy Patrol is to assist stranded drivers, and they’re busier when it’s hot outside.

CBS 11–08/03/2015

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‘Beat The Heat’ Centers Open In Dallas

After a rain-filled spring, the 100 degree heat typical in North Texas has finally arrived. In response, the City of Dallas has opened two facilities designated as “Beat the Heat” centers.


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As Heat Increases, So Do Health Concerns

North Texas has not officially seen temperatures hit 100 degrees yet this year. But that is expected to change on Monday, making heat-related health issues an even bigger concern than before.


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2-Year-Old Dies After Family Leaves Her In Hot Car

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed a 2-year-old girl died in a hot car Friday night.


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Families At Mesquite Apartment Complex Finally Get A/C Back

Families paying rent at a Mesquite apartment community are finally getting what they pay for — air conditioning. Most residents at the Hillcrest Apartments agree the last week has been miserable.


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Penguin Chick Takes First Swim At Dallas Zoo

With temperatures approaching triple digits, it was a great day for the Dallas Zoo’s first penguin chick to take her first dip in the water.


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Air Conditioning Repairs Continue At Mesquite Apartment Complex

Dozens of residents at a Mesquite apartment complex continue to battle the heat on Tuesday after the complex’s chiller system broke, leaving them without air conditioning since Thursday.


Kids have planned water breaks at YMCA Camp Carter.
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YMCA Camp Has Plan To Keep Campers Safe From Heat

There is a fixed schedule for filling water containers and getting the water to the campers.


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Residents Sweating It Out After AC Breaks At Mesquite Apartment Complex

It’s about to be one the hottest week so far in 2015 and residents of one Mesquite apartment complex are sweating it out while living without air conditioning.


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Dallas Church Fights To Recover From Repeated Break-Ins

A South Dallas pastor is fighting to keep his church up and operating, despite repeated strikes by vandals and thieves. Burglars have tried to take everything of value inside Believers International Ministries.



Heat Out Again At Troubled Terrell Apartment Complex

In Terrell, the busted heat at the Virginia Anne apartments has become something of a broken record.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

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Apartment Residents Prepare For 4th Night Without Heat

Temperatures outside are dropping to record lows and as of Wednesday evening everyone at one Terrell apartment complex is bracing for another cold night. Residents haven’t had heat for days.