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Oregon Trail? Nope! It’s The Maryland Ice Cream Trail!

Move over Oregon, Maryland has a trail of its own . . . an ice cream trail! What better way to beat the heat than by indulging in cool sweetness that is ice cream?


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Department of Labor Heat Safety App For iPhone And Android OS

The Department of Labor has released a heat safety app for smart phones. The app, which is available for Android and iPhone operating systems, allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite.


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DC Pools Open Late As Heatwave Blisters The Region

In an effort to help citizens beat the heat, a number of pools in the District will be staying open late.


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Metro Allowing Passengers To Bring Water Onto Trains And Buses Due To Heat

Due to the extreme temperatures around the capital region, Metro is allowing riders to carry water onto trains and buses on Wednesday and Thursday.


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Don’t Drink The Water: Study Warns Drinking From Garden Hose

Beware of drinking from the water hose as temperatures soar toward 100 degrees.


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The Heat Is On: Temps Soaring Toward 100 Across Northeast

You won’t need a calendar to mark the start of summer in the northeastern U.S.


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Extreme Heat Wave To Hit Mid-Atlantic Region

An intense heat wave is making its way across the mid-Atlantic region, and officials are warning residents and visitors to remain cool and hydrated.


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Heat Advisory Issued As Temps Flirt With 100-Degree Mark Through Friday

With temperatures expected to flirt with the 100-degree mark, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the capital region from noon until 8 p.m. Wednesday.