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Warming food and beverages in plastic containers has been a hot topic in recent years. However, experts say it is a warning that should not be ignored.
The term "shelter dogs" can conjure up images of unkempt animals in depressing settings. But that wasn't the case Thursday at Prince George's Animal Management Services.
Despite heat advisories and warnings, officials are still responding to reports of animals being left out in the blazing heat and being left in cars, where temperatures can top 120 degrees.
Maryland health officials say a total of 18 people have died of heat-related causes in the state.
A U.S. Airways flight got stuck in the tarmac at Reagan National airport Friday.
Like in people, dogs can suffer from heat stroke. Watch for heavy panting and ropy saliva.
Dogs are great at a lot of things like retrieving and sniffing out danger. But there's one thing they just don't do very well: cool themselves off.
The area is under an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. It will feel like 110 to 115 degrees.
The mid-Atlantic region endured another sweltering day, as officials are warning residents to limit their time outdoors and stay hydrated.
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Sweaty, sticky and dangerous. It is easy to feel the effects of the temperature spike around Washington. And staying cool is not only smart but doctors say it's important for peoples' health.
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