heat wave http://wkms.org en TVA electricity: winter sales down, summer sales up http://wkms.org/post/tva-electricity-winter-sales-down-summer-sales <p>A 5 percent increase in electricity sales from hot weather this summer has boosted the Tennessee Valley Authority&rsquo;s profits this quarter. But it wasn&rsquo;t enough to offset the 5.9 percent drop that came with last winter&rsquo;s mild patterns. TVA officials couldn&#39;t say whether they&#39;d increase power rates at the start of the new fiscal year in October until after its board meets later this month.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 16:16:54 +0000 Associated Press 20178 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [ribeye, bbq, and ham topped triple bacon burger edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-ribeye-bbq-and-ham-topped-triple-bacon-burger-edition <p><strong>NPR reports</strong> we have evolved to eat meat, but we might be <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/06/25/155588094/we-evolved-to-eat-meat-but-how-much-is-too-much">going overboard</a> with some dishes.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:24:32 +0000 Gary Pitts 18534 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [ribeye, bbq, and ham topped triple bacon burger edition]