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Published July 19, 2011, 12:00 AM

Playing in the Pool

Angel Merriman, right, plays with her children Alexis, 1, center, and Dorothy, 4, in a backyard pool as she trys to beat the heat in Flint, Mich., Monday, July 18, 2011. With a heat index of well over 100 degrees in most places, a heat wave smothered the Midwest Monday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Read the article: Midwest Heat Wave Expected to Persist This Week