Austin Plagued By Record Heat Wave

National Public Radio: MELISSA BLOCK, host: Today, at around 2:00 p.m. in Austin, Texas, an unhappy record was broken. This is the 70th day this year that temperatures there have exceeded 100 degrees. That broke the city's record of triple digit days set in 1925. NPR's John Burnett sent us this postcard from the scorched streets of the Texas capitol. JOHN BURNETT: It's always hot in Texas in the summer, but this one has been like no other in memory. The heat is like a malevolent force. People are sweaty, people are......

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