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Apple Picking Continues In Midst Of Fall Heat Wave 

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MINNETRISTA, Minn. - A day at the apple orchard typically consists of hot cider and flannel for most families.
However, shorts and sandals were the wardrobe of choice for many on Saturday, as the thermometer stayed above 90.
At Minnetrista's Minnetonka Orchards, the heat hasn't hurt the apples just yet. Several more days like this might start to dehydrate the fruit.
“It gets so soft that when you push it the skin actually wrinkles, a little dimply,” said Kelly Delisle, operations manager at the orchard.
The heat has had a slight impact on the crowds and sales of certain items.
“We have...
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