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Friday, June 27, 2014

Curling club delivers unlikely oasis in Arizona summer

Peter Maxie prepares to slide a 42-pound stone down the ice at the Coyotes Curling Club, which is staying open through summer, in Tempe, Ariz. It’s 42 degrees where he is playing, and the temperature outside is more than 100. In the background is the “warm room” for observers, which is about 70 degrees.