The topic: Authorities believe more than a dozen people in Marion County died from causes related to the heat wave between June 26 and 28, when temperatures in Salem reached a record high: a scorching 117 degrees. Across Oregon the death toll has risen to 115.

Today's guest: Saphara Harrell, Salem Reporter's local government and breaking news reporter.

Our media partnership: Salem Reporter is teaming up with KMWV 98.3 FM for weekday morning presentations on the stories of the day.

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