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    Jerome Young takes a sip of water in Tuesday's heat while waving drivers through a construction site on Cumberland Avenue in Portland.

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    Family members try to stay cool in the shade of the Congress Square Plaza apartment building on Tuesday afternoon. Roy Fitzgerald, left, said his nearby apartment doesn't have air conditioning, so he preferred to be outside. Next to him are Philip Rowe, Stephanie Parker and Norma Fitzgerald.

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    Maria Barzun, 5, of Charlottesville, Va., dumps a hatful of water over her head at the Deering Oaks ravine pool Tuesday. Maria was in Portland visiting family with her mother, Emily Little, and sister, Serita, 4.

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    Zaynal Breem, 6, of Portland keeps cool at the Deering Oaks ravine pool in Portland on Tuesday. Zaynal was with his mom, Susan Baxter, and his sister, Asiya, 8.

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    Cammy Reali splashes herself with cool water in the hot kitchen at St. Peter church in Portland on Tuesday while helping to bake 8,500 cookies in preparation for St. Peter's 93rd annual Italian Bazaar.

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    Tuesday's poor air quality was a problem for people like Pam Young, who suffers from asthma. "I don't breathe well in this heat," she said near the intersection of High and Congress streets while waiting for a ride to her home at Woodfords Corner. "The air is very thick."

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    One cool place to be on Tuesday was the Aquaboggan Water Park's Aquasaucer in Saco.

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    Children cool off in a fountain at the top of the Aquasaucer at Aquaboggan Water Park in Saco on Tuesday.

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    No one had to tell Central Maine Power Co. line worker Michael Ross how hot it was Tuesday as he added protective insulation to power lines near a construction site on Parris Street. Ross, whose hair was soaked in sweat under his hardhat, said he was trying to drink lots of water to endure the weather, but otherwise it was "just another day."

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