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posted: 7/17/2012 3:59 PM

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Eric Anderson and other workers battle the heat Tuesday as they set up Zoppé, an Italian family circus, in front of Caputo's Fresh Market on Lake Street in Addison.
  Eric Anderson and other workers battle the heat Tuesday as they set up Zoppé, an Italian family circus, in front of Caputo's Fresh Market on Lake Street in Addison.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Carlos Faria, 10, right, Brian Haro, 10, and Andrew Faria, 8, all of Round Lake Beach, cool off in the fountains at Grayslake Park District's spray park Tuesday.
  Carlos Faria, 10, right, Brian Haro, 10, and Andrew Faria, 8, all of Round Lake Beach, cool off in the fountains at Grayslake Park District's spray park Tuesday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Nicole Garcia, 17, left, and Aaron Jackson, 18, are exhausted after coaching tennis at Grayslake Central High School's summer tennis camp Tuesday.
  Nicole Garcia, 17, left, and Aaron Jackson, 18, are exhausted after coaching tennis at Grayslake Central High School's summer tennis camp Tuesday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Due to drought conditions, this lake at Grayslake North High School has dried up.
  Due to drought conditions, this lake at Grayslake North High School has dried up.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Jake Ryan, 11, of Round Lake, stops to drink water after playing tennis at Grayslake High School's summer tennis camp Tuesday.
  Jake Ryan, 11, of Round Lake, stops to drink water after playing tennis at Grayslake High School's summer tennis camp Tuesday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Laborers Diego Martinez, right, Margatio Jimenez, and Luis Salas, of Winters Landscaping, rest in the shade after planting trees along Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach Tuesday.
  Laborers Diego Martinez, right, Margatio Jimenez, and Luis Salas, of Winters Landscaping, rest in the shade after planting trees along Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach Tuesday.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Dubois Paving's Jason Clem of Woodlawn cools down with water after applying sealer to condominium driveways in Wheeling on Tuesday.
  Dubois Paving's Jason Clem of Woodlawn cools down with water after applying sealer to condominium driveways in Wheeling on Tuesday.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Dry grass and a dead tree are signs of the drought conditions near Horizon Park in Wheeling.
  Dry grass and a dead tree are signs of the drought conditions near Horizon Park in Wheeling.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Jason Clem of Woodlawn wipes his forehead after applying sealer to condominium driveways in Wheeling on Tuesday.
  Jason Clem of Woodlawn wipes his forehead after applying sealer to condominium driveways in Wheeling on Tuesday.
George LeClaire | Staff Photographer
Laney Nelsom, 4 and her brother Bryan, 8, keep a lookout for potential customers at their lemonade stand in Naperville on Tuesday.
  Laney Nelsom, 4 and her brother Bryan, 8, keep a lookout for potential customers at their lemonade stand in Naperville on Tuesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Mateo Cristiani loads up with sunscreen as he and other workers fight through the Tuesday in Addison.
  Mateo Cristiani loads up with sunscreen as he and other workers fight through the Tuesday in Addison.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Former Addison Trail High School football player Carmen Messina works out at his alma mater, as the rookie prepares for training camp with the Detroit Lions. Having gone to school in New Mexico, Messina said, "The heat doesn't really bother me."
  Former Addison Trail High School football player Carmen Messina works out at his alma mater, as the rookie prepares for training camp with the Detroit Lions. Having gone to school in New Mexico, Messina said, "The heat doesn't really bother me."
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Jorge Rosales takes a break as he and other workers set up Zoppé, an Italian family circus, in front of Caputo's Fresh Market on Lake Street in Addison.
  Jorge Rosales takes a break as he and other workers set up Zoppé, an Italian family circus, in front of Caputo's Fresh Market on Lake Street in Addison.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Freshman Loudon Vollbrecht hydrates between drills at Geneva Hich School's summer football camp Tuesday.
  Freshman Loudon Vollbrecht hydrates between drills at Geneva Hich School's summer football camp Tuesday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Arturo Garza of Hardin Paving Company paves works in the heat Tuesday in Geneva.
  Arturo Garza of Hardin Paving Company paves works in the heat Tuesday in Geneva.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Workers with Curran Contracting Company of Crystal Lake spread hot asphalt at the intersection of Routes 38 and 47 in Elburn on Tuesday.
  Workers with Curran Contracting Company of Crystal Lake spread hot asphalt at the intersection of Routes 38 and 47 in Elburn on Tuesday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Heat waves form a mirage of puddles on the pavement along Huntley Road near Huntley Tuesday afternoon.
  Heat waves form a mirage of puddles on the pavement along Huntley Road near Huntley Tuesday afternoon.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Paver operator Josh Taylor with Curran Contracting Company out of Crystal Lake wipes the sweat from the top of his head Tuesday.
  Paver operator Josh Taylor with Curran Contracting Company out of Crystal Lake wipes the sweat from the top of his head Tuesday.
Laura Stoecker | Staff Photographer
Freshman football players try to beat the heat at the Geneva High School summer football camp Tuesday.
  Freshman football players try to beat the heat at the Geneva High School summer football camp Tuesday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
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