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A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears over a farm in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A "sun dog" atmospheric phenomenon appears as the sun rises in southern Minnesota, January 27, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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