Dealing with the dog days: This pooch in Manhattan found one way to stay cool Thursday (July 21, 2011). Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Volunteer John Kelley (left) leads an exercise class at a senior center in Oklahoma on Monday. Centers such as these offer seniors a cool place to go during heat waves. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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