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Cooling centers, spray parks open in Pittsburgh to help combat heat

PITTSBURGH — Due to the extreme heat and humidity hitting the Pittsburgh area, cooling centers are being made available in the city’s South Side and the Sheraden neighborhood.

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The South Side Market House and Sheraden Healthy Active Living Center will operate as cooling centers Tuesday and Wednesday.

Hours of operation for both centers are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Six city spray parks -- Arlington, Beechview, Burgwin, Mellon, Troy Hill and Warrington -- will be open through Sunday. They are open each night until 7 p.m.