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Eco-photos of the week: July 4-10

By: Catie Leary on July 9, 2010, 7:57 a.m.
A packed Coney Island

Photo: ZUMA Press

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New York scorcher

The beach at Coney Island in New York is packed with thousands of people in celebration of Independence Day.

The highest temperature in New York reached 97 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday, and the weather bureau said the heat wave will last until July 10.