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<p>Commuters board a delayed Amtrack train heading for New York City during snowstorm at a station in Depew, New York, December 22, 2008.    REUTERS/Gary Wiepert </p>

Commuters board a delayed Amtrack train heading for New York City during snowstorm at a station in Depew, New York, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

Commuters board a delayed Amtrack train heading for New York City during snowstorm at a station in Depew, New York, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

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<p>Suzanne MacPherson, of Glasgow, Scotland, watches snow removal equipment at work as she waits for her delayed flight, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008.   REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg </p>

Suzanne MacPherson, of Glasgow, Scotland, watches snow removal equipment at work as she waits for her delayed flight, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

Suzanne MacPherson, of Glasgow, Scotland, watches snow removal equipment at work as she waits for her delayed flight, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

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<p>Mike Lewandowski of Lancaster, New York, a suburb of Buffalo, snowblows a path in front of his home,  December 22, 2008.   REUTERS/Gary Wiepert </p>

Mike Lewandowski of Lancaster, New York, a suburb of Buffalo, snowblows a path in front of his home, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

Mike Lewandowski of Lancaster, New York, a suburb of Buffalo, snowblows a path in front of his home, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

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<p>Megan Lawler rests her feet on her father Jeff Lawler's lap as they wait for a delayed flight to Miami for a wedding, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008.    REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg </p>

Megan Lawler rests her feet on her father Jeff Lawler's lap as they wait for a delayed flight to Miami for a wedding, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

Megan Lawler rests her feet on her father Jeff Lawler's lap as they wait for a delayed flight to Miami for a wedding, at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

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<p>Laura Maher (L) and her Dad, Rob Maher of Rochester, New York, after waiting over 14 hours for thier flight to Hawaii after record snowfall at Buffalo- Niagara International Airport, December 22, 2008.   REUTERS/Gary Wiepert </p>

Laura Maher (L) and her Dad, Rob Maher of Rochester, New York, after waiting over 14 hours for thier flight to Hawaii after record snowfall at Buffalo- Niagara International Airport, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

Laura Maher (L) and her Dad, Rob Maher of Rochester, New York, after waiting over 14 hours for thier flight to Hawaii after record snowfall at Buffalo- Niagara International Airport, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

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<p>Pedestrians and a cyclist walk through deep snow on a street in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008.    REUTERS/Richard Clement </p>

Pedestrians and a cyclist walk through deep snow on a street in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Richard Clement

Pedestrians and a cyclist walk through deep snow on a street in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Richard Clement

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<p>A pedestrian walking along Michigan Avenue in Chicago, December 22, 2008.     REUTERS/Joshua Lott </p>

A pedestrian walking along Michigan Avenue in Chicago, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

A pedestrian walking along Michigan Avenue in Chicago, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>A pedestrian crosses the street during a winter storm in Boston, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Brian Snyder </p>

A pedestrian crosses the street during a winter storm in Boston, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A pedestrian crosses the street during a winter storm in Boston, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>A woman walks through snow drifts after a snowstorm hit the Buffalo, December 22, 2008.    REUTERS/Gary Wiepert </p>

A woman walks through snow drifts after a snowstorm hit the Buffalo, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

A woman walks through snow drifts after a snowstorm hit the Buffalo, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary Wiepert

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<p>A cross-country skier makes his way through a park in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm,  December 22, 2008.     REUTERS/Richard Clement </p>

A cross-country skier makes his way through a park in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Richard Clement

A cross-country skier makes his way through a park in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Richard Clement

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<p>People pose in front of the 'Welcome To Las Vegas' sign the day after a rare snowstorm in Las Vegas, December 18, 2008.    REUTERS/Steve Marcus </p>

People pose in front of the 'Welcome To Las Vegas' sign the day after a rare snowstorm in Las Vegas, December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

People pose in front of the 'Welcome To Las Vegas' sign the day after a rare snowstorm in Las Vegas, December 18, 2008. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

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<p>Passengers arriving on a delayed United Airlines flight from Chicago wait for their luggage at a baggage carousel at LaGuardia Airport in New York, December 19, 2008.     REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg </p>

Passengers arriving on a delayed United Airlines flight from Chicago wait for their luggage at a baggage carousel at LaGuardia Airport in New York, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

Passengers arriving on a delayed United Airlines flight from Chicago wait for their luggage at a baggage carousel at LaGuardia Airport in New York, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

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<p>Harold Dillard shovels snow as pedestrians walk up a staircase in New York's Central Park, December 19, 2008.    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

Harold Dillard shovels snow as pedestrians walk up a staircase in New York's Central Park, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Harold Dillard shovels snow as pedestrians walk up a staircase in New York's Central Park, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Pedestrians walking along Wacker Avenue brave the frigid weather in Chicago, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Joshua Lott</p>

Pedestrians walking along Wacker Avenue brave the frigid weather in Chicago, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Pedestrians walking along Wacker Avenue brave the frigid weather in Chicago, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

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<p>A pedestrian walks through a snow covered park in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008.   REUTERS/Richard Clement </p>

A pedestrian walks through a snow covered park in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Richard Clement

A pedestrian walks through a snow covered park in downtown Portland after a weekend snowstorm, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Richard Clement

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<p>Stranded passengers try to rebook flights at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008.   REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg </p>

Stranded passengers try to rebook flights at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

Stranded passengers try to rebook flights at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Jacob Silberberg

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<p>An Amtrak commuter train arrives in Depew, New York, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary WIepert </p>

An Amtrak commuter train arrives in Depew, New York, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary WIepert

An Amtrak commuter train arrives in Depew, New York, December 22, 2008. REUTERS/Gary WIepert

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<p>A snowman in New York's Central Park, December 19, 2008.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson </p>

A snowman in New York's Central Park, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A snowman in New York's Central Park, December 19, 2008. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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