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  • Heat Wave Hits US

    Maria Guevara, 66, stands under a fountain, July 18, 2013, in Union City, N.J. The largest heat wave of the summer has stagnated over large regions of the U.S., bringing sizzling temperatures and little hope of relief without rain.
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    Sam Johnson cools off in front of a mister as lacrosse players try to stay cool at summer camp at St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minn., July 18, 2013.
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    Salesman Lu Pichardo carries a customer's air conditioner at Appliances R Us, July 18, 2013, in Philadelphia. An excessive heat warning is again in effect for the Philadelphia region with highs expected to head up to the high 90s.
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    Fox Valley Griffin, an American Standardbred racehorse, is cooled off with fans after training at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, July 18, 2013, in Springfield, Ill.
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    Minneapolis United soccer team players receive a cool mist spray during a break in their game against a team from Canada, in the Schwan's USA Cup International Youth Soccer Tournament, July 17, 2013 in Blaine, Minn.
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    House painter Jesus Rubela wipes the sweat from his face while restoring a home in the South Boston neighborhood, July 17, 2013, in Boston. Temperatures in the Boston area reached the 90s, extending a heat wave.
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    Alex Roman, 10, keeps cool in a sprinkler at Fairview Park, July 17, 2013, in Cleveland. Forecasters warned of potentially dangerous temperatures from Minnesota to Massachusetts, as the nation's largest heat wave of the summer stretched out and stagnated, with relief in many places still days away.
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    Roofer Juan Belis works in the midday heat atop a building, July 16, 2013, in Philadelphia.
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    Thomas Grant fans himself with his T-shirt while taking a break from gardening in the Jackie Robinson Community Garden, July 17, 2013, in New York. Humid air made it all feel worse, with heat indexes in some places over 100. Parts of 19 states were under weather advisories.
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    Children play on a fountain at Pier A Park during, July 17, 2013, in Hoboken, N.J.
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    Philip Jeschke, 4, cools off under the waterfall tower in the splash pool at The Wilton Family Y, July 16, 2013, in WIlton, Conn. With temperatures near 100 degrees, the Y was one of the coolest places in town.
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    A man relaxes on a bench near Times Square, July 16, 2013, in New York.
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    A kiosk screen shows the temperature at 94 degrees in Times Square, July 16, 2013, in New York.
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