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Blizzard pummels East Coast

<p>Workers clear snow from the field at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 27, 2010. Sunday's NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings was postponed to December 28, 2010 as a blizzard has shut down most of the northeast United States. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer</p>

Workers clear snow from the field at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 27, 2010. Sunday's NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings was postponed to December 28, 2010 as a blizzard has shut...more

Workers clear snow from the field at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 27, 2010. Sunday's NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings was postponed to December 28, 2010 as a blizzard has shut down most of the northeast United States. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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<p>Workers clear snow from the seats at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Tim Shaffer </p>

Workers clear snow from the seats at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Workers clear snow from the seats at the Philadelphia Eagles stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

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<p>People cast long shadows as they cross through the intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street in Times Square in New York, December 27, 2010. A blizzard pummeled the northeastern United States on Monday, dumping up to 29 inches (74 cm) of snow, disrupting air, rail and bus travel and forcing motorists to deal with blowing snow and icy roads at the end of the busy Christmas weekend. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

People cast long shadows as they cross through the intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street in Times Square in New York, December 27, 2010. A blizzard pummeled the northeastern United States on Monday, dumping up to 29 inches (74 cm) of snow,...more

People cast long shadows as they cross through the intersection of Broadway and 42nd Street in Times Square in New York, December 27, 2010. A blizzard pummeled the northeastern United States on Monday, dumping up to 29 inches (74 cm) of snow, disrupting air, rail and bus travel and forcing motorists to deal with blowing snow and icy roads at the end of the busy Christmas weekend. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Travellers carry their luggage through a snow bank on 7th Avenue in front of Penn Station after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Travellers carry their luggage through a snow bank on 7th Avenue in front of Penn Station after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Travellers carry their luggage through a snow bank on 7th Avenue in front of Penn Station after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Steve Labreck shovels out his drive way under a boat stored there for the season during a snowstorm in Scituate, Massachusetts December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Steve Labreck shovels out his drive way under a boat stored there for the season during a snowstorm in Scituate, Massachusetts December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Steve Labreck shovels out his drive way under a boat stored there for the season during a snowstorm in Scituate, Massachusetts December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Shawn Keefe (L) and Abdi Yusuf clear snow from the front of a residence during a snowstorm in Somerville, Massachusetts December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder</p>

Shawn Keefe (L) and Abdi Yusuf clear snow from the front of a residence during a snowstorm in Somerville, Massachusetts December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Shawn Keefe (L) and Abdi Yusuf clear snow from the front of a residence during a snowstorm in Somerville, Massachusetts December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>John O'Connell (R) digs out the car of his girlfriend Katie Decourcelle (L), which was buried in the snow in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010.    REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

John O'Connell (R) digs out the car of his girlfriend Katie Decourcelle (L), which was buried in the snow in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

John O'Connell (R) digs out the car of his girlfriend Katie Decourcelle (L), which was buried in the snow in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>People walk past a line of cars buried in snow in Hoboken, New Jersey, December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

People walk past a line of cars buried in snow in Hoboken, New Jersey, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People walk past a line of cars buried in snow in Hoboken, New Jersey, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A girl makes a snow angel in New York's Central Park, December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A girl makes a snow angel in New York's Central Park, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A girl makes a snow angel in New York's Central Park, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A worker de-ices the tail of an airplane as a machine clears the snow off a tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey December 27, 2010.    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A worker de-ices the tail of an airplane as a machine clears the snow off a tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A worker de-ices the tail of an airplane as a machine clears the snow off a tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A passenger stranded at JFK International Airport sleeps against a pile of luggage as he waits for the airport to reopen in New York December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A passenger stranded at JFK International Airport sleeps against a pile of luggage as he waits for the airport to reopen in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A passenger stranded at JFK International Airport sleeps against a pile of luggage as he waits for the airport to reopen in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>Radha Srinivasan sleeps at JFK International Airport as she waits for the airport to reopen in New York, December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

Radha Srinivasan sleeps at JFK International Airport as she waits for the airport to reopen in New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

Radha Srinivasan sleeps at JFK International Airport as she waits for the airport to reopen in New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A man skis past a bronze statue of a charging bull on Wall St. after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A man skis past a bronze statue of a charging bull on Wall St. after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man skis past a bronze statue of a charging bull on Wall St. after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A woman sleds down a flight of snow covered stairs in New York's Central Park, December 27, 2010.    REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A woman sleds down a flight of snow covered stairs in New York's Central Park, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A woman sleds down a flight of snow covered stairs in New York's Central Park, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A man takes a break from shoveling as he cleans up the snow left behind from a blizzard in the Brooklyn section of New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi</p>

A man takes a break from shoveling as he cleans up the snow left behind from a blizzard in the Brooklyn section of New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

A man takes a break from shoveling as he cleans up the snow left behind from a blizzard in the Brooklyn section of New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

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<p>A worker shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of the New York Stock Exchange after a snow storm December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A worker shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of the New York Stock Exchange after a snow storm December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A worker shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of the New York Stock Exchange after a snow storm December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Pedestrians walk through accumulated snow on Broadway in Manhattan after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Pedestrians walk through accumulated snow on Broadway in Manhattan after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Pedestrians walk through accumulated snow on Broadway in Manhattan after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A child jumps off a mound of ploughed snow in Times Square in New York December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

A child jumps off a mound of ploughed snow in Times Square in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A child jumps off a mound of ploughed snow in Times Square in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>A New York Transit worker removes snow from stairways leading into a subway station after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A New York Transit worker removes snow from stairways leading into a subway station after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A New York Transit worker removes snow from stairways leading into a subway station after a snow storm in New York December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Cars travel through a snowstorm along the I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Cars travel through a snowstorm along the I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Cars travel through a snowstorm along the I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A dog looks out of the window of a vehicle while stopped in traffic during a snowstorm on I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

A dog looks out of the window of a vehicle while stopped in traffic during a snowstorm on I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A dog looks out of the window of a vehicle while stopped in traffic during a snowstorm on I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>People walk down a snow-covered street as sidewalks remain unpassable in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010.    REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

People walk down a snow-covered street as sidewalks remain unpassable in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

People walk down a snow-covered street as sidewalks remain unpassable in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Travelers rest on a shoeshine stand at the Hoboken Rail Terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. The travelers spent the night sleeping in the terminal as New Jersey Transit shut down all forms of transportation due to a blizzard in the New York area.  REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Travelers rest on a shoeshine stand at the Hoboken Rail Terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. The travelers spent the night sleeping in the terminal as New Jersey Transit shut down all forms of transportation due to a blizzard in the New...more

Travelers rest on a shoeshine stand at the Hoboken Rail Terminal in Hoboken, New Jersey December 27, 2010. The travelers spent the night sleeping in the terminal as New Jersey Transit shut down all forms of transportation due to a blizzard in the New York area. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Flight cancellations are monitored by passengers on a board at Washington's Reagan National Airport, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing</p>

Flight cancellations are monitored by passengers on a board at Washington's Reagan National Airport, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Flight cancellations are monitored by passengers on a board at Washington's Reagan National Airport, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>A woman crosses Main Street in Nyack, New York through a blowing snowstorm December 26, 2010.   REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

A woman crosses Main Street in Nyack, New York through a blowing snowstorm December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A woman crosses Main Street in Nyack, New York through a blowing snowstorm December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the I-278 is pictured during a snowstorm in New York December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the I-278 is pictured during a snowstorm in New York December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the I-278 is pictured during a snowstorm in New York December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Pedestrians walk through a snow storm in the Brooklyn borough of New York December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Pedestrians walk through a snow storm in the Brooklyn borough of New York December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Pedestrians walk through a snow storm in the Brooklyn borough of New York December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>A woman pushes a stroller across a snow-covered street in Hoboken, New Jersey December 26, 2010.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

A woman pushes a stroller across a snow-covered street in Hoboken, New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

A woman pushes a stroller across a snow-covered street in Hoboken, New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Blowing snow swirls around a woman walking off a mound of snow in Times Square in New York, December 27, 2010.   REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Blowing snow swirls around a woman walking off a mound of snow in Times Square in New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Blowing snow swirls around a woman walking off a mound of snow in Times Square in New York, December 27, 2010. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Vehicles stop while waiting for an accident to be cleared during a snowstorm on the I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Vehicles stop while waiting for an accident to be cleared during a snowstorm on the I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Vehicles stop while waiting for an accident to be cleared during a snowstorm on the I-95 in New Jersey December 26, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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