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Prince George's County Faces Water Emergency

Tens of thousands of Prince George's County, Md., residents are going to lose water for up to four days during emergency repairs to a distressed water main. With temperatures expected to be in the upper 90s all week, people are filling bathtubs and buying bottled water in preparation for the tap going dry. We'll look at what prompted the water main emergency and how residents can cope through an unusually hot week.

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