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Cooling centers provide escape from the heat

Jul 2, 2012
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Triple-digit temperatures with heat advisories and excessive heat warnings continue today, throughout much of the state. 

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  • Columbia cooling centers provide relief from the heat

Columbia cooling centers provide relief from the heat

Jun 28, 2012
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As temperatures heat up throughout Boone County the Department of Health and Human Services is making sure everyone can cool down when they need to. The department established nine cooling centers in Columbia that serve as an air conditioned place where people can go when they need relief from the heat. Public Information Officer Genalee Alexander says the centers are located in convenient locations.