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Unrelenting Heat Wave Bakes Half The U.S.; 30 Dead

Americans dipped into the water, went to the movies and rode the subway just to be in air conditioning Saturday for relief from unrelenting heat that has killed 30 people across half the country.



Maryland Counties Open Cooling Centers State-Wide

Maryland emergency management officials say cooling centers are opening across the state to help residents cope with the extreme heat. They will have cool air and free water for residents.


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Mid-Atlantic May See Heat Index Of 110

Excessive heat warnings are in effect for the mid-Atlantic region with temperatures expected to feel like 110 degrees in the Baltimore-Washington area.


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Thousands Of Marylanders Brave Heat Wave In Seventh Day Without Power

It’s been a week since a massive storm shut the lights off in Maryland, and thousands are still braving the heat without air conditioning.


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Worcester Issues Burn Ban, Talbot Warns Residents

Worcester County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore has issued a burn ban and officials in nearby Talbot County are asking residents to avoid burning because of increased risk of fire during the current heat wave.


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Thousands Of Marylanders Prepare To Enter Sixth Day Of No Electricity

Five days after a wicked windstorm walloped Maryland, thousands remain in the dark. Hundreds of BGE crews are working to restore power but patience is wearing thin.


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BGE Crews Work To Restore Power To Thousands Of Marylanders

More than 75,000 people are spending the Fourth of July without electricity or air conditioning. Widespread power outages continue, five days after a violent storm.



Heat Blamed For 4 Maryland Deaths

This unusually hot weather is taking its toll.


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Utility Crews Making Headway, But Not Fast Enough

Utility crews are struggling to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day.


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Many Marylanders Still Without Power

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


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4 Nursing Homes Without Air Conditioning

The residents of four nursing homes in Maryland are feeling the heat, because they are still without air conditioning in the aftermath of last week’s storm.


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3 People In Md. Die In Current Heat Wave

Three people in Maryland have died in the current heat wave.