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Polar freeze grips United States, disrupting travel, business

The Chicago skyline is seen beyond the arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

The Chicago skyline is seen beyond the arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

The Chicago skyline is seen beyond the arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A man clears snow from his car in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

A man clears snow from his car in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

A man clears snow from his car in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute
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A couple walks their dog past a snowman near the State Capitol building in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

A couple walks their dog past a snowman near the State Capitol building in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

A couple walks their dog past a snowman near the State Capitol building in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute
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A snow plow clears the road on Interstate 65 north of Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

A snow plow clears the road on Interstate 65 north of Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

A snow plow clears the road on Interstate 65 north of Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute
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Tom Zeigler shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of his home in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

Tom Zeigler shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of his home in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute

Tom Zeigler shovels snow from the sidewalk in front of his home in Indianapolis, Indiana January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Nate Chute
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Barry Tilton cleans the snow off of his pick-up truck in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Barry Tilton cleans the snow off of his pick-up truck in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Barry Tilton cleans the snow off of his pick-up truck in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Barry Tilton cleans the snow off of his pick-up truck in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Barry Tilton cleans the snow off of his pick-up truck in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Barry Tilton cleans the snow off of his pick-up truck in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Laborers shovel the snow off of the sidewalk in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Laborers shovel the snow off of the sidewalk in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Laborers shovel the snow off of the sidewalk in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Children sit on luggage and wait in line as they wait for information about their delayed flight at La Guardia airport in New York January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Children sit on luggage and wait in line as they wait for information about their delayed flight at La Guardia airport in New York January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Children sit on luggage and wait in line as they wait for information about their delayed flight at La Guardia airport in New York January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A backyard thermometer shows the temperature during winter in south Minneapolis, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A backyard thermometer shows the temperature during winter in south Minneapolis, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller

A backyard thermometer shows the temperature during winter in south Minneapolis, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Miller
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A Detroit resident shovels the snow off the alley behind the apartment building where he lives in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A Detroit resident shovels the snow off the alley behind the apartment building where he lives in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

A Detroit resident shovels the snow off the alley behind the apartment building where he lives in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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Grace Rogers cleans the snow off her car in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Grace Rogers cleans the snow off her car in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Grace Rogers cleans the snow off her car in the midtown neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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People sit on the floor and watch a movie on a computer as they wait for their delayed flight at La Guardia airport in New York January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People sit on the floor and watch a movie on a computer as they wait for their delayed flight at La Guardia airport in New York January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People sit on the floor and watch a movie on a computer as they wait for their delayed flight at La Guardia airport in New York January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A man is silhouetted against the arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A man is silhouetted against the arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A man is silhouetted against the arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A woman covers her head with a jacket as she walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman covers her head with a jacket as she walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman covers her head with a jacket as she walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A woman walks through a gust of blowing snow in frigid cold temperatures during winter in downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks through a gust of blowing snow in frigid cold temperatures during winter in downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks through a gust of blowing snow in frigid cold temperatures during winter in downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A woman walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A man is silhouetted against the sun and arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A man is silhouetted against the sun and arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A man is silhouetted against the sun and arctic sea smoke rising off Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A woman walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A woman walks in frigid cold temperatures though downtown Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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A person walks past a snow covered bus shelter in downtown Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A person walks past a snow covered bus shelter in downtown Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

A person walks past a snow covered bus shelter in downtown Chicago, Illinois January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Birds gather on the partially frozen Charles River in front of the Boston skyline during winter in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Birds gather on the partially frozen Charles River in front of the Boston skyline during winter in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Birds gather on the partially frozen Charles River in front of the Boston skyline during winter in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A woman jogs along the Charles River on a foggy winter morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman jogs along the Charles River on a foggy winter morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman jogs along the Charles River on a foggy winter morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts January 6, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The eastern United States is seen in this NOAA-GOES handout image taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/NOAA-GOES/Handout via Reuters

The eastern United States is seen in this NOAA-GOES handout image taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/NOAA-GOES/Handout via Reuters

The eastern United States is seen in this NOAA-GOES handout image taken January 6, 2014. REUTERS/NOAA-GOES/Handout via Reuters
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NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the United States mutiple times showing winter weather, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board to capture this true-color image of a massive winter storm moving up the eastern seaboard, as shown in the NASA photo taken January 2, 2014. REUTERS/NASA/Handout

NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the United States mutiple times showing winter weather, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board to capture this true-color image of a massive winter storm moving up the eastern...more

NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the United States mutiple times showing winter weather, allowing the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board to capture this true-color image of a massive winter storm moving up the eastern seaboard, as shown in the NASA photo taken January 2, 2014. REUTERS/NASA/Handout
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A man falls while slipping on ice during freezing rain on Roosevelt Island, a borough of Manhattan in New York January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

A man falls while slipping on ice during freezing rain on Roosevelt Island, a borough of Manhattan in New York January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

A man falls while slipping on ice during freezing rain on Roosevelt Island, a borough of Manhattan in New York January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich
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A woman falls while slipping on ice during freezing rain on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan, New York City January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

A woman falls while slipping on ice during freezing rain on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan, New York City January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich

A woman falls while slipping on ice during freezing rain on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan, New York City January 5, 2014. REUTERS/Zoran Milich
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