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Topic - Eileen James
"When the sun is out, I gravitate to where it is coming in through a window and I sit there," Ms. James said Saturday as temperatures hovered in the high 40s. "I took my thermometer with me and it went up 6 degrees, and I felt a little warmer."
She said she has considered driving east to a daughter's home, but prefers to remain local so she can vote in the presidential election Tuesday.