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Feeling the heat in Athens

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A woman enjoys a water slide at Copa Copana water park at Haidari suburb near Athens July 11, 2012. Temperatures in many cities throughout the country reached 104 degrees Fahrenheit and is expected to stay at these levels for the next few days, according to the weather forecast service.

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Tourists drive their rented electric scooters in front of the Zappeion convention hall in Athens on Wednesday on July 11.

Yorgos Karahalis / Reuters

People carry inflatable tubes as they make their way to water slides at Copa Copana water park at Haidari suburb near Athens on July 11.

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