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Fatal Prince George's County Fire

Overloaded Circuit Led To Fatal Fire; Second Person Dies

Prince George’s County fire officials say a second person has died from injuries suffered in a fire.

08/09/2012

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Fire Deaths Down In Md.

Fire officials say fire deaths in Maryland for the first six months of 2012 are down from the same period last year.

08/07/2012

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High Percentage Of D.C. Deaths Were Pedestrians

A new report shows that more than half of those killed in traffic accidents in the nation’s capital in 2010 were pedestrians.

08/07/2012

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Md. Health Dept. Reports 8 More Heat-Related Deaths; Toll Now At 31

Deadly summer. High heat claims more lives in Maryland.

07/27/2012

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Heat Wave Claims 13 Lives; Marylanders Look Forward To Cooler Temperatures

The heat wave that hit the Mid-Atlantic is showing some signs of letting up with relatively cooler temperatures this week. But the region is still seeing the cumulative effects of the extreme heat. Thirteen people have now died of heat-related illnesses during this stretch of brutally hot days, many of them in Baltimore City.

07/08/2012

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Number Of Deaths During Heat Wave Rises To 13

The Maryland health department is reporting that the death toll in this heat wave now stands at 13.

07/08/2012

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Severe Heat Claims 9 Lives; Baltimore City Extends Heat Emergency For Another Week

It’s another sizzling hot summer evening. For the tenth straight day, temperatures soared above 90 degrees and it’s only going to get hotter. All across Maryland, people are trying to stay cool whether it’s with water or finding some much needed shade.

07/06/2012

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Md. Health Dept. Confirms 8 Heat-Related Deaths

Four more heat-related deaths are reported in Maryland. That brings the total number to eight. Five of those are from Baltimore City. Doctors are now warning people to stay out of the sun or find a place to cool off.

07/05/2012

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2 Accidents Raise U.S. Storm, Blackout Toll To 26

The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.

07/04/2012

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Heat Turns Deadly As Power Restoration From Massive Storms Continues

Day four and the lights are still out for tens of thousands. The heat turned deadly as cleanup continues around the region from this monstrous storm.

07/03/2012

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Death Toll From Storms Rises To 14

The death toll from the storms that devastated the eastern U.S. has risen to 14.

07/01/2012

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Information Sought On Bald Eagle Deaths

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is asking the public for information about two bald eagle deaths in Talbot County.

05/02/2012

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