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Record heat at Wimbledon causes issues for ball boy, players

Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany keeps cool under a towel during a break in a singles match Belinda Bencic of Switzerland  at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — The heat at Wimbledon on Wednesday caused a ball boy to collapse, a player to feel “dizzy” and thermometers to rise to record levels for the tournament.

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Flooding along River Raisin leaves roads, parks swamped

The Village of Dundee has started placing sand bags in front of business and homes on the west side of the M-50 bridge Tuesday, June 30, 2015, as a precaution, as the water levels of the River Raisin have risen. MDOT has closed down the M-50 bridge for motorist  and pedestrians. The view is from Mike Grams building along M-50 of the River Raisin. (Tom Hawley/The Monroe News via AP)

DUNDEE, Mich. (AP) — The River Raisin in southeastern Michigan has topped its banks in parts of Monroe County, leaving some roads and parks underwater.

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Minor league ballpark needs to dry out after flooding

In a Saturday, June 27, 2015 photo, the Kalamazoo River flooded out of its banks, sopping Homer Stryker Field and drowning its dugouts. The flood prompted the Kalamazoo Growlers to reschedule their weekend matchups against the Lakeshore Chinooks. Officials say it's expected to take several days for a minor league baseball stadium to dry out following weekend flooding in Kalamazoo.  (Ryan Shek/Kalamazoo Gazette-MLive Media Group via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A minor league baseball stadium in western Michigan is expected to take several days to dry out after weekend storms that flooded the park, brought damaging winds and knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses.

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