heat wave


Many high school football teams are looking to cancel or shift start times of their games tonight as temperatures remain in the mid to upper 90's and heat indices hover near 100. 

TVA electricity: winter sales down, summer sales up

Aug 3, 2012

A 5 percent increase in electricity sales from hot weather this summer has boosted the Tennessee Valley Authority’s profits this quarter. But it wasn’t enough to offset the 5.9 percent drop that came with last winter’s mild patterns. TVA officials couldn't say whether they'd increase power rates at the start of the new fiscal year in October until after its board meets later this month.

NPR reports we have evolved to eat meat, but we might be going overboard with some dishes.