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Shark Sightings Shut NYC Beaches as Temperatures Soar

Lifeguards work at their station at Coney Island, New York on June 29.

Lifeguards work at their station at Coney Island, New York on June 29.

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Everyone has been ordered out of the water in Rockaway beaches after sharks were seen prowling the area, according to the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.