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Punxsutawney Phil is innocent beyond a shadow of a doubt.
That is the legal opinion of an Ohio prosecutor who on Tuesday abandoned his plan to seek the death penalty against the furry forecaster for blowing it by calling for an early spring.
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Lumbering coast to coast, a winter storm hammered the Great Plains on Thursday, and more than a dozen more states were forecast to be hit in coming days.
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A crippling and potentially historic winter storm is barreling toward the Northeast this weekend, threatening tens of millions of people with 2 feet of snow. How is the blizzard affecting your area? Show us with the hashtag #NBCNewsPics on Instagram, Twitter, or upload your pictures directly to NBCNews.com on the link below.
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Capping off a brutal week of frigid conditions and subzero wind chills, residents across much of the country on Friday were still experiencing some of the coldest temperatures in years — with southern states getting a rare icy blast.
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Dee and Scott McGrath were huddled under two blankets, both wearing hooded sweatshirts and pants, with an electric heater by their bed. Dee heard her daughter coughing through the night from the room next door and feared she was getting sick.
Water freezes over the Bryant Park Water Fountain in New York City
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A massive fire ripped through a warehouse in Chicago’s South Side Tuesday night, as firefighters were hampered by bone-chilling temperatures so low that water froze on their uniforms.
Photos taken at the scene showed flames towering above the abandoned warehouse as icicles formed on a fire hose. One photo showed a firefighter with his jacket, hat and gloves caked in chunks of ice.
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People slide down an ice slide at the 29th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, China, on Jan. 6. The annual festival features hundreds of activities related to snow and ice. Picture made available Jan. 7.
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A winter storm that has caused destruction and holiday travel disruption across the central United States swept into the Northeast early Thursday, where it was expected to bring up to 2 feet of snow, drenching rain and possible flooding.
Storm pummels Upper Midwest , Northern Plains with heavy snow, wind; travelers urged to stay off roads
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A potent winter storm pounded the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains on Sunday with heavy snow and strong winds, making traveling treacherous and prompting airlines to cancel scores of flights.
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If you like your early Decembers mild and with just a touch of snow, this one’s for you: Not only have temperatures been warm in many parts, just 7 percent of the continental U.S. is currently covered with snow — a much smaller footprint than the 32 percent this time last year.
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Work goes on at the construction site of the new Ice Hotel in the village of Jukkasjarvi in Swedish Lapland. The Ice Hotel, which gets a new design and is reconstructed every year, is dependent upon constant sub-freezing temperatures during construction and operation.
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It will be a cold week for millions as arctic blasts continue to move in from Canada. Expect record lows, stormy weather and perhaps even some snow from the Northern Plains to the Great Lakes. NBC’s Michelle Franzen and The Weather Channel’s Julie Martin report.