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How hot will it be and will the grid hold

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www.kxan.com – Nick Bannin – 2024-05-24 14:44:44

SUMMARY: The Climate Prediction Center forecasts a hotter-than-normal summer across Texas and much of the lower 48 states. Historically, Austin averages 29 triple-digit days per year, but last year saw 80 such days. The Climate Prediction Center bases its predictions on decadal warming trends, with 2011 being the hottest summer on record, recently followed by 2022 and 2023. Meteorologist Kristen Currie attributes this to climate change, which results in more prolonged and intense heat waves. Texas' growing population and rising temperatures raise concerns about the power grid, but recent additions of solar, batteries, and natural gas are expected to help. Additionally, the extreme heat impacts water supply, wildfire risks, and public .

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Presidential debate: Watch ABC News’ Presentation of the CNN Presidential Debate simulcast Thursday, June 27

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abc13.com – ABCNews – 2024-06-21 08:16:11

SUMMARY: ABC will extensively cover the 2024 presidential election starting on June 27 at 7 p.m. EDT. The programming includes a special report titled “Battle for the White House” at 8 p.m., followed by the CNN Presidential Debate simulcast at 9 p.m., and a post-debate analysis. Coverage will be available on ABC, ABC News Live, and Hulu, with David Muir, Linsey Davis, and other top correspondents leading the reporting. ABC News Digital and 538 will offer comprehensive online coverage, while ABC Audio will provide live pre- and post-debate updates. “The View” will discuss the debate on June 28, and the second debate will air on September 10.

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SWAT team called to scene in northeast Austin

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www.kxan.com – Abigail Jones – 2024-06-21 07:53:42

SUMMARY: The Austin Police Department's SWAT team is responding to a scene involving a “barricaded subject” in northeast Austin, specifically in the 1100 block of Ash Cove, near East Braker Lane and Dessau Road. The situation is currently active, with police asking the public to avoid the area. Limited details have been provided, and updates will be given as they become available. This information was initially reported by KXAN on Friday, June 21.

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Arrested Travis County assistant district attorney resigns, lawyer says

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www.kxan.com – Dalton Huey – 2024-06-21 07:00:00

SUMMARY: Joseph Frederick, an Assistant District Attorney in Travis County, resigned following his June 8 arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. His lawyer, Charlie Baird, cited concerns over losing benefits and the burden on the DA's office as reasons for his resignation. Frederick, who has Parkinson's disease, reportedly pointed a firearm at his roommate. Despite the arrest, Baird asserts Frederick's mental acuity remains sharp. Records reveal that cases he managed, including murder charges, were dismissed or rejected. Post-arrest, the DA's office recused itself, and Caldwell County DA Fred Weber took over the case.

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