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Death Valley run alters course, angering some

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For 27 straight summers, all that stood between runners and completion of the Badwater Ultramarathon was 135 miles of asphalt, a 13,000-foot elevation gain and late July temperatures that soared above […]

02/02/2014

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Death Valley puts brakes on running, cycling races

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Death Valley National Park is putting the brakes on ultramarathons and other extreme sports events that involve running and cycling until rangers can determine how safe it is to hold those […]

12/23/2013

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Stop frying eggs, Death Valley officials say

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — It gets so hot in Death Valley that you can fry an egg with sun power. That’s what one Death Valley National Park employee did last week, when […]

07/11/2013

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Death Valley temp may tie June record

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A heat wave smothering the West was rewriting record books, likely tying a more than century-old U.S. record in California as Las Vegas and other cities came out of their hottest […]

07/02/2013

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Death Valley temps at least tie record

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A heat wave punishing several Western states brought at least record-tying temperatures to Death Valley and Las Vegas. The mercury rocketed to 128 degrees Sunday in Death Valley National Park, the […]

07/01/2013

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Southwest braces for more sizzling temperatures

LAS VEGAS (AP) – High temperatures brought discomfort to much of the Southwest on Sunday as many parts of the region were coming off record-breaking heat days and bracing for more sizzling temperatures. Triple-digit heat […]

06/30/2013

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AP photographer describes 128-degree heat

FURNACE CREEK, Calif. (AP) – Associated Press photographer Chris Carlson is no stranger to heat. He grew up just outside Palm Springs, Calif. On Friday, he returned to his desert roots, leaving his home near […]

06/29/2013

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Weekend heat wave to bake Southern California

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A strong high-pressure system settling over the region Friday and through the weekend will bring extreme temperatures to the already blazing Southwest. Notoriously hot Death Valley in California is forecast […]

06/28/2013

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How hot is it in the western US? Real hot

The heat wave that is gripping the western U.S. is one of the worst in years, with desert locations in the Southwest seeing temperatures approach 120 degrees. To give some perspective on the heat, here […]

06/28/2013

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Weekend heat wave to bake western US

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high pressure system hanging over the West this weekend is bringing temperatures extreme even for a region used to baking during the summer. Temperatures are forecast to approach or […]

06/27/2013

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