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Students eat Popsicles to beat the heat

September 2, 2013 | 12:24 p.m. CDT
Fourth-graders at Washington Elementary School in Monticello, Ill., eat Popsicles to stay cool as their teacher reads to them Wednesday. The school, built in 1894, has air conditioning in only a few spots and has been sending students home early as temperatures push into the 90s each day.

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