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Topic - John Connor
Unless the mercury takes a significant dive in the next three weeks, 2012 is set to become the warmest year on record for the United States — a historic benchmark but the cause for more chaos than comfort for most people.
Temperatures more suited for the spring couldn't keep hundreds of people from lacing up their skates for the opening weekend at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink.
"I've got one on Tuesday," Mr. Connor said with smile.
"Last season we saw about 35,000 visitors, and we're expecting that much or more this year," rink general manager John Connor said. "Obviously since we're down here at the National Mall, there's quite a bit of tourists, but it's a good mix."