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Originally published Friday, June 22, 2012 at 1:39 PM

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News Summary: Hot weather sends price of wheat up

HEAT WAVE: Hot weather pushed grain prices higher again. Wheat for July delivery rose 11.5 cents to settle at $6.7325 a bushel. That's a gain of 1.7 percent. Wheat is up 10.5 percent for the week.

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HEAT WAVE: Hot weather pushed grain prices higher again. Wheat for July delivery rose 11.5 cents to settle at $6.7325 a bushel. That's a gain of 1.7 percent. Wheat is up 10.5 percent for the week.

OIL REBOUNDS: Crude oil recovered, rising $1.56 to settle at $79.76 per barrel following a two-day plunge. Oil rose after European leaders pledged economic stimulus measures, which might help demand for energy recover.

NATURAL GAS: Natural gas futures rose 4.3 cents to $2.6250 per 1,000 cubic feet.

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