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A woman freshens her make-up as she cools her feet in the fountain New York's Columbus Circle, Thursday, July 21, 2011. New York City is roasting under a potentially dangerous brew of heat and humidity, as officials warn the elderly and chronically ill to find cool refuges.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A woman freshens her make-up as she cools her feet in the fountain New York’s Columbus Circle, Thursday, July 21, 2011. New York City is roasting under a potentially dangerous brew of heat and humidity, as officials warn the elderly and chronically ill to find cool refuges.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A woman freshens her make-up as she cools her feet in the fountain New York’s Columbus Circle, Thursday, July 21, 2011. New York City is roasting under a potentially dangerous brew of heat and humidity, as officials warn the elderly and chronically ill to find cool refuges.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)