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Workers cut up a fallen tree so that power lines can be repaired, on June 30, 2012 in Huntington, Maryland. Over a million homes across the Washington area lost power after a severe thunderstorm hit the area. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Power slowly returns to Mid-Atlantic

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.