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Storms taking toll on families, schools in Northeast

Oretha Bailey clears her car of snow in Silver Spring, Maryland February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Oretha Bailey clears her car of snow in Silver Spring, Maryland February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Oretha Bailey clears her car of snow in Silver Spring, Maryland February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Oretha Bailey digs out her car buried in snow in Silver Spring, Maryland February 13, 2014.

Oretha Bailey digs out her car buried in snow in Silver Spring, Maryland February 13, 2014.

Oretha Bailey digs out her car buried in snow in Silver Spring, Maryland February 13, 2014.
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Snow plows travel along Pennsylvania Avenue to clear the roads after snow began falling overnight in Washington, early February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Snow plows travel along Pennsylvania Avenue to clear the roads after snow began falling overnight in Washington, early February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Snow plows travel along Pennsylvania Avenue to clear the roads after snow began falling overnight in Washington, early February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Commuters make their way through heavy snow in Downtown Manhattan, New York February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Commuters make their way through heavy snow in Downtown Manhattan, New York February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Commuters make their way through heavy snow in Downtown Manhattan, New York February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A pedestrian walks across North Capitol Street near the U.S. Capitol building on largely deserted streets as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A pedestrian walks across North Capitol Street near the U.S. Capitol building on largely deserted streets as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of...more

A pedestrian walks across North Capitol Street near the U.S. Capitol building on largely deserted streets as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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A commuter waits for an early morning bus that is not going to arrive due to suspended bus service as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city, in the Washington suburb of Takoma Park, Maryland February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A commuter waits for an early morning bus that is not going to arrive due to suspended bus service as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city, in the...more

A commuter waits for an early morning bus that is not going to arrive due to suspended bus service as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city, in the Washington suburb of Takoma Park, Maryland February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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A general view of the U.S. Capitol in early morning snow in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A general view of the U.S. Capitol in early morning snow in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A general view of the U.S. Capitol in early morning snow in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A lone cross country skier braves the cold and snow to ski near the U.S. Capitol Building as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A lone cross country skier braves the cold and snow to ski near the U.S. Capitol Building as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February...more

A lone cross country skier braves the cold and snow to ski near the U.S. Capitol Building as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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A cross country skier braves the cold and snow to ski near the U.S. Capitol Building as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

A cross country skier braves the cold and snow to ski near the U.S. Capitol Building as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13,...more

A cross country skier braves the cold and snow to ski near the U.S. Capitol Building as a major snow storm hits the Washington area, closing U.S. Federal Government offices for the day and shutting down much of the city of Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg
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Workers attempt to stay ahead of early morning snows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Workers attempt to stay ahead of early morning snows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Workers attempt to stay ahead of early morning snows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Workers attempt to stay ahead of early morning snows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Workers attempt to stay ahead of early morning snows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Workers attempt to stay ahead of early morning snows at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A general view of the U.S. Capitol in early morning snow in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A general view of the U.S. Capitol in early morning snow in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A general view of the U.S. Capitol in early morning snow in Washington, February 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Slow moving motorists are seen on a freeway leaving downtown Charlotte as snow continues to fall in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Slow moving motorists are seen on a freeway leaving downtown Charlotte as snow continues to fall in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Slow moving motorists are seen on a freeway leaving downtown Charlotte as snow continues to fall in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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A man carrying groceries makes his way to a bus stop as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A man carrying groceries makes his way to a bus stop as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A man carrying groceries makes his way to a bus stop as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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A woman cross a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A woman cross a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A woman cross a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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Icicles hang from a bridge overpass near downtown Atlanta, Georgia, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Icicles hang from a bridge overpass near downtown Atlanta, Georgia, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell

Icicles hang from a bridge overpass near downtown Atlanta, Georgia, February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell
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A bike messenger makes his way down a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A bike messenger makes his way down a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A bike messenger makes his way down a street as snow falls in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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A Charlotte city plow works to clear a street in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A Charlotte city plow works to clear a street in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A Charlotte city plow works to clear a street in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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A worker uses a machine to clear the snow from a sidewalk in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A worker uses a machine to clear the snow from a sidewalk in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane

A worker uses a machine to clear the snow from a sidewalk in Charlotte, North Carolina February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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