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‘Dangerous’ Heat Wave Prompts Warnings for LA Region

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Check in on your neighbors and elderly loved ones as this heat wave creates "a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible." Summer is almost officially over, and it's going out on a dangerously hot note. Weather Service officials issued a heat advisory for the Los Angeles region, warning of "a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible." Residents in the San Fernand...
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Southland Choked by Unhealthful Air Levels 87 Days Straight

EPA Tightens Air Pollution Limits For First Time In A Decade
It was a summer of unprecedented bad air for the entire Southland. LOS ANGELES, CA — A thick layer of unhealthy smog blanketed the Southland for an unprecedented 87 days in a row this summer. The region endured 87 straight days of unhealthful air, violating federal smog standards almost every day this summer, it was reported Friday. It was the longest stretch of bad air in about 20 years, acco...
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