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Heat wave pressures power grid, and takes a toll on people

The East has been roasting. The likelihood of just mid-80s tomorrow sounds downright delectable after four days of a steamy heat wave.

The National Weather Service forecasts less brutal heat throughout the region, though it's still likely to be uncomfortably humid.

As the heat and humidity of this "Bermuda high" continue, so does the heat warning from the weather service. Today's warning remains in effect until 8 tonight. As Jonathan Brown reports, the hot spell is taking a toll.  Go to full article

Clinton Criticizes Republicans over Power Grid Reform

This Saturday marks one year since the northeast, including much of the North Country, went dark in the nation's largest blackout. New York senator Hillary Clinton yesterday criticized Republican leaders in Washington for letting the first anniversary pass without reforming the power grid.  Go to full article

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