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In Milton, Dylan Barkas, 6, had a misting sunblock applied by his father yesterday at Houghton’s Pond, after cooling off at a movie theater earlier.

Heat taxes power and patience

Emergency crews strain in hottest day since '02

By David Abel and LeMont A. Calloway
Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent / August 3, 2006

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Temperatures hit 100 degrees in some parts of the state yesterday, taxing emergency medical crews, slowing public transportation, and forcing the region's power grid to generate a record amount of electricity. (Full article: 1189 words)

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