Northeast heat wave

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Residents block cars and set up a pool on the street to swim on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Philadelphia. Temperatures climbed toward the high 90s along the Eastern Seaboard as an unusually early hot spell heralded the official start of summer. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

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The second day of a heat wave blanketed the U.S. mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Thursday, June 21, sparking power cuts in New York City and forcing utilities across the region to ask customers to conserve electricity.

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