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Maria Meza glances around a garage sale for more clothes to add to her pile.

Young moviegoer gets a rooftop view.

Roseville's Mike Pratt fishes at Vadnais Lake.

Lucia Geyette enjoys the Lake Hiawatha Park wading pool.

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    Article By: AIMEE BLANCHETTE , Star Tribune Publish August 4, 2012 2:00 AM / Update August 3, 2012 4:25 PM

    Once prolific throughout the metro area, wading pools are gradually becoming "splash pads."

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Miranda LaFavour, 13, sat on the lap of teammate Kelsey Xiong, 14,

Karen Vang tried on a traditional New Year’s dress.

Kaposia Days baby race winner Nathaniel Longen.

Cricket at Bryn Mawr Park in Minneapolis.

Todd Turfler, of St. Paul, danced with his daughter Lucy, 5.

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