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Lufkin is Hot, But It Could Be Worse

Texas has 15 of the 30 hottest cities in the US, with more than 100 days each year above 90. Ouch!

The hottest city in America has average temps of 106 in July.  Any guess what city that is?  And see what Lufkin's average summer temp should be.

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It’s Getting Hot in Texas And Here’s Why That’s Scary

After all the rain and thunderstorms last week, it's nice to see the sun and 90 degrees this week.  And we know 100 isn't far off.  Summer in Texas is great for hanging out at pools and lakes, but there are things to watch out for too.  Here's our big heads up.

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Summer Makes Me Wish I Was a Kid Again

Summers were so much fun as a kid, with camps, swimming, and sprinklers, and lots and lots of ice cream.

As an adult, there's no break from work and there can be more to do juggling the kids' schedule, and we lose the magic!  But here's a way to get it back.

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Texas’ Airport Wait Times Could Be Worse

There's so much more to flying than sitting on the plane, reading on your device, and eating peanuts.  A lot of flying involves waiting. Waiting for the line to move so you can board the plane, waiting for the plane to leave the gate, and waiting for the plane to reach the gate once the plane lands.

It turns out, Texas airports may have a delay here and there, but overall our airports are a lot speedier than other airports across the country. If you hit these other airports this summer, prepare to sit and wait.

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Try These Old School Methods To Beat The Heat

East Texas heat may actually be the worst all around. It's not a dry heat, and it likes to sneak up on us when we least expect it. We aren't as prepared as folks living in places that are constantly hot, and with our weather changing every five seconds, we can never be fully prepared.

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Crypto Parasite Infecting Swimmers, Causing the Type of Diarrhea That Makes You Beg for Mercy

Summer's here, the temperature's going straight up and area pools could be filling up with more than just swimmers.

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How Hot is Too Hot Outside?

Everyone answers that question differently.  Someone in North Dakota may say 88 is too warm and they'll stay in side in the AC, and a Texan might argue that 88 is a nice cool summer day.  It's all relative.  So how hot is too hot for you?

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There May Be A Reason Why Mosquitoes Target You And Not Others

If you feel like mosquitoes love you, there may be a scientific reason behind it.

And how can you encourage them to leave you alone?

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