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Resource-Strapped Volunteers are on the Frontlines of Many Texas Wildfires

About three-fourths of all fire departments in Texas are run by volunteers. And as burn bans pile up—so do the challenges for many of these departments.

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What You Need to Know to Stay Cool During a West Texas Heat Wave

Today we’re seeing cooler temperatures than we saw in the last couple of days. But it’s still expected to be hot today and throughout the rest of the week in West Texas. And with highs reaching well into the upper … Continue reading

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Birth Of The Cool: A Brief History Of Air Conditioning

Human attempts to control the weather go back millennia. There was fire, of course, for keeping warm when winter’s cold takes hold, but taming the sweltering heat of the summer is a much newer pursuit.

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