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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are 5 things you need to know on Tuesday, June 17:

1. Heat Wave continues through Thursday

The heat and humidity continue to increase today, with high temperatures reaching into the 90s again, Once again we'll have a threat for an isolated afternoon thunderstorm. FULL FORECAST

2. Mother and her 2 children found dead in Md. car

Hagerstown City Police said they found a mother and her two children dead in a car at Western Heights Middle School Monday afternoon. MORE

3. Dempsey, Brooks give US 2-1 win over Ghana

Clint Dempsey scored one of fastest goals in World Cup history and John Brooks scored the game winner on a header in the 86th minute of a 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana. MORE

4. Fairfax County voting on 4% meals tax today

Eating out in Fairfax County could get a little more expensive if some county officials get their way. They're proposing a 4% meal tax on restaurant foods. MORE

5. Acting Veterans Affairs secretary to visit Md.

Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson is scheduled to visit the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Gibson is scheduled to meet with medical center leadership, employees and stakeholders on Tuesday. MORE

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