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BALTIMORE (AP) The effect of this week's heat wave on MARC commuter rail service is prompting the Maryland Transit Administration to extend the hours of its customer call center and keep an MTA staffer at Union Station each night. The MTA also plans to keep buses on standby when a high above 90 degrees is forecast to shuttle riders in case of ervice disruptions.

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) Ocean City Beach Patrol officials say a 25-foot-long whale carcass has washed ashore at the resort town. Butch Arbin, beach patrol captain, says the tide carried the carcass ashore around Sixth Street on Thursday.

ABINGTON, Md. (AP) Maryland Natural Resources Police say a man has died after being found floating unconscious near an unoccupied boat in Monks Creeks at the Bush River in Abington. James Burnett Acker was found near an unoccupied boat that was going around in circles.

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