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Keefer Madness: Broken Bats In Australia

This latest edition of Keefer Madness takes us to the land down under.

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Boston Hits 99 Degrees, Breaks 31-Year-Old Temperature Record

The sixth day of a heat wave in Boston finally brought a record.

07/19/2013

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. (WBZ-TV)

Heat Wave Means Record-Setting Week At Local Hospital

Deirdre Fitzsimons, her kids and her friends were some of the many beach-goers at Lane Beach in Weymouth Thursday, finding a place to beat the heat.

07/18/2013

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Pilgrim Nuclear May Power Down As Temperatures Rise

The lengthy heat wave may force Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station to shut down as the temperature of ocean water used to cool plant systems rises.

07/18/2013

Sarah Jordan, 25, Goffstown, NH (Credit: Goffstown Police)

NH Woman Charged With Leaving Toddler In Hot Van

A woman is under arrest after police say she left a toddler in a hot van in a supermarket parking lot.

07/17/2013

Commuter Rail

Extreme Heat Forces Delays On Commuter Rail

The extreme heat is forcing the Commuter Rail to slow trains down on the Framingham/Worcester Line.

07/16/2013

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Region’s Grid Operator Asks For Power Conservation As Heat Wave Continues

With electricity use approaching record levels, New England’s power grid operator asked customers on Tuesday to conserve electricity as a weeklong heat wave continues to bear down on much of the region.

07/16/2013

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Weeklong Heat Wave Taxing New England Power Grid

New England’s power grid operator says demand for electricity could close in on a seven-year record.

07/15/2013

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Start Of Summer 2013 All About Weather Extremes

With 25 days in the books, summer 2013 has already seen its share of weather extremes.

07/15/2013

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Daily Talker: How Are You Beating The Heat?

Boston is in the midst of a heat wave. Temperatures will be above 90 degrees for the foreseeable future. So how are you beating the heat this weekend?

07/05/2013

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