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Heat wave turning deadly

JACKSON, Miss. -- This heat wave isn't just stifling -- it's deadly.Extreme temperatures continued Thursday across a large swath of the country, killing more than a dozen people, at least two police dogs and likely contributing to the death of Franklin the rhinoceros at a Mississippi zoo. Arkansas fire departments were volunteering to hose down overheated cattle, and people as far north as Maine were looking for ways to stay cool.

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