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Senator Urges Ratepayers To Sign Petition In Opposition Of CL&P’s Proposed Rate Hike

State Senator Art Linares is urging ratepayers throughout Connecticut to sign his petition in opposition of a rate hike being requested by Connecticut Light & Power.

11/19/2014

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Residents Of 2 Bronx Buildings Complain Of Lack Of Heat

Scores of people who pay rent complain they have no heat and the blame is falling on their landlord.

11/15/2014

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Operation Fuel Works To Provide Heat To Those Without The Resources To Pay

Chilly autumn weather will soon turn to below-freezing. In Connecticut, one organization is urging residents to check off the “Add a Dollar” program on their monthly fuel bills.

09/27/2014

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Not Your Average Summer, But New Yorkers Aren’t Complaining

In a summer of people dumping buckets of ice water over their head, New York City has endured just four days of 90-degree weather.

08/22/2014

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NYC Tests Summer Emergency Preparedness

New York City is testing its readiness to handle extreme summer weather.

08/05/2014

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Summer Weather: More Perception Than Reality

You might be asking where’s summer? But as WCBS’s Jim Smith reports, it may be more perception than reality.

08/04/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Staying Safe In The Summer Heat

We all like to have fun and be active outside, but sometimes we can get caught up in our softball game or work out without putting safety first. Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.

07/08/2014

New York Hit With Heat Wave

NYC Officials Warn Residents As Summer Weather Heats Up

With summer weather kicking into high gear and another day of 90-degree temperatures on tap for Thursday, officials are cautioning residents on heat safety.

07/02/2014

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Temperatures Are Rising, But Home Cooling Costs Don’t Have To

With hot summer days now here, there is no better time to look at your home cooling system.

06/24/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 14: Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on May 14, 2014.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat End Nets’ Season, Rally In Final Minutes To East Finals

Ray Allen’s 3-pointer with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets 96-94 on Wednesday night.

05/15/2014

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NYC’s 6 Best Frozen Yogurt Shops

Trendy dessert concoctions come and go, but FroYo is holding strong as one of the most popular desserts in the city, with new shops opening all year round.

05/14/2014

Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat passes the ball as Paul Pierce #34 and Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets defend in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center on May 12, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

LeBron Scores 49, Heat Take 3-1 Lead Over Nets

LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

05/13/2014

MIAMI, FL - MAY 8: Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat goes up for the layup against the Brooklyn Nets during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2014 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on May 8, 2014.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Down 2 To Miami After Bosh, LeBron Lead Heat To 94-82 Win

LeBron James scored 22 points, Chris Bosh added 18 and the Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series by beating the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 on Thursday night.

05/09/2014

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Officials: Mentally Ill Homeless Veteran ‘Baked To Death’ In Overheated Jail Cell

A mentally ill homeless veteran who died behind bars last month “essentially baked to death” in a jail cell that overheated to more than 100 degrees, a New York City official told The Associated Press.

03/19/2014

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