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Power flickers as Texas meteorologist says heat wave may cause outages

Comment on this storyCommentDuring his 3 p.m. weather report on Wednesday, Travis Herzog, a meteorologist for KTRK in Houston, stood in front of a screen showing the astronomically high temperatures broiling Texas — as hot as 105 degrees in College Station.When you “have this kind of heat over major populations,” Herzog explained, “you get a …

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China factories are feeling some heat as U.S., Europe demand slows

Pictured here on June 24, 2022, are workers making umbrellas in a factory in Jinjiang city, Fujian province, China.Yuan He | Future Publishing | Getty ImagesEuropean sales for Guangdong-based coffee machine company HiBrew have tapered off after a sterling run last year when pent-up global demand drove up purchases of Chinese consumer goods. Sales have fallen …

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