Power slowly returns to Mid-Atlantic

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Janet Arnett looks for her keys as she prepares to lock her apartment door in Epiphany House, a low-income senior home in Baltimore, Tuesday, July 3, 2012, as she awaits return of electricity for the first time since last weekend's severe storms. Utility crews struggled Tuesday to restore power to more than 1 million people in the eastern U.S. as frustration grew four days after storms that have led to 24 deaths so far. Officials worried the toll could rise because of stifling conditions and generator fumes. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Hundreds of thousands of people from Illinois to New Jersey are still without power after a line of deadly storms struck last Friday. A week of more unpredictable weather and sweltering temperatures has followed.

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