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A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT has been issued for the entire area, except the Eastern Shore, for Tuesday.  The very young, elderly, and those with pre-existing respiratory issues should spend more time indoors due to elevated levels of air pollution.


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Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:11 PM EDT

At the gas pump, is premium really worth the price? Is the 93 Octane fuel that much better than regular, or should you put an additive in your tank? What about ethanol blends?

Philip Reed is the senior consumer advice editor at He says there’s a fine line between gas grades and even brand names versus no name gas. Reed says today’s cars are designed to adjust to whatever grade of fuel you put in it.

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