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  • Washington heat to ease this weekend

    SPOKANE — More hot weather is forecast through Friday across Washington, but the National Weather Service says temperatures should ease back toward normal this weekend.


  • Heat not excessive by historical standards

    July has certainly been very warm across the Inland Northwest. In addition to the heat, the Spokane International Airport has seen only traces of precipitation. However, just about 40 miles …


  • Hot nights in Northwest becoming more common, study finds

    SEATTLE – Most Northwest heat waves are bearable, thanks to the cool breezes that blow in at night. But according to a new analysis from the University of Washington, hot …


  • Weather: ‘Heat bursts’ radically change temperature in moments

    On June 11, there was a rare 26-degree “heat burst” at Grand Island, Neb. The temperature at 2:53 a.m. was 73 degrees, but skyrocketed to 99 degrees at 5:10 a.m., …


  • Shaking off the heat

    As temperatures soared to near the century mark on Monday, people in and around Spokane turned to a time-honored tradition for beating the heat: They got all wet. Monday’s official …


  • Twice as nice for the Heat

    MIAMI — LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds and the Miami Heat repeated as champions with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of …


  • International approach pays off

    SAN ANTONIO – The Spurs have long been the NBA’s gold standard when it comes to drafting and development, preferring to roll up their sleeves and scour the globe to …


  • Heat struggled at quarters’ end

    SAN ANTONIO – Until Tuesday night, the Miami Heat will be lamenting 8 bad minutes. Eight very bad minutes, actually.


  • Miami seeks modest win streak

    SAN ANTONIO – It was the compelling story of the NBA regular season, the Miami Heat making their run at the league-record mark of 33 consecutive victories. They fell six …


  • Big Three deliver as Heat even series

    Riding big performances from LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, the Heat tied the NBA Finals with a 109-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night in …


  • James, Wade ready to lift Heat

    SAN ANTONIO – Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could. Any questions about LeBron James and the …


  • Heat turn it up in Game 2

    Mario Chalmers led the charge, LeBron James broke out to finish it with a flurry and the Miami Heat used a 33-5 run to rout the San Antonio Spurs 103-84 …


  • Spurs bank on Parker for Game 1 win

    Tim Duncan overcame a slow start to finish with 20 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Parker banked in a desperation jumper on a broken play with 5.2 seconds left and …


  • Heat blow out Pacers, return to NBA Finals

    MIAMI – Their season, their legacy, their reign atop the NBA was all at stake, and the Miami Heat responded in a manner befitting defending champions – with a blowout. …


  • Strategy pays off for Heat

    INDIANAPOLIS – Miami put LeBron James right in the middle of the action Sunday night, and this time, the Indiana Pacers didn’t have an answer for him or his Miami …


  • Best bet on the Tube

    For as intense and down-to-the-wire as Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals was, the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat shared the same thought on Thursday. In their minds, today’s …


  • Heat, Pacers prepare for another battle

    MIAMI — A year ago when Miami and Indiana faced off in the postseason, there were blood-drawing hits, flagrant fouls, technical fouls, choke signs being directed toward LeBron James and …


  • Celtics’ Rondo out for season with torn ACL

    BOSTON – Paul Pierce sank the big basket in the Celtics double-overtime win over the NBA champions. Then he learned that star point guard Rajon Rondo would miss the rest …


  • Miami picked to win

    Never mind that the Los Angeles Lakers added Dwight Howard and Steve Nash in the offseason, the majority of NBA general managers still believe the Miami Heat will raise the …


  • Extreme weather creating headaches throughout globe

    Last week I mentioned that evidence suggests that we’re in a global cycle of wide weather extremes that’s been the strongest such cycle in more than 1,000 years. Based on …


  • Ouch! July in US was hottest ever on record

    WASHINGTON - This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the Lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust …


  • NBA champion Heat make pitch to Allen

    MIAMI – Ray Allen seems to be taking a serious look at joining the NBA champion Miami Heat. A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the …


  • At least 22 dead after storms cut power in East

    WASHINGTON — Millions of people in a swath of states along the East Coast and farther west went into a third sweltering day without power today after a round of …


  • James leads Heat to Game 3 victory

    LeBron James scored 29 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-85 in Game 3 of …


  • James scores 32 points at Heat tie Finals

    OKLAHOMA CITY — LeBron James asked for help, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh provided it.


  • Durant delivers as Thunder win Game 1 of finals

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant delivered the fourth quarter LeBron James never could last year. So forget those NBA finals jitters at the start. Durant and the young Thunder showed …


  • Heat’s James needs assistance from other big two

    OKLAHOMA CITY – LeBron James put up the kind of point total he never had in the NBA finals before, and it still wasn’t enough. It will take more from …


  • Heat too much for Celtics in series opener

    NBA: A big early Miami lead was wasted. Once the Heat took control again, they simply ran away from the Boston Celtics. And the NBA finals are now three wins …


  • Spokane seniors tired of lack of heat

    Some low-income seniors at the St. Andrew’s Court apartment complex feel they’ve been left in the cold. The boiler-fired heating system in one of three buildings there broke down on …


  • The heat is on: Six days of 90-plus weather

    Well, at least your tomato plants will like the next week of weather.


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