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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
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Jan 24, 2014 — More than 20 others were injured in the massive accident along a snowy stretch of Interstate 94 about 60 miles east of Chicago.
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Dec 22, 2013 — The artist Simon Beck creates outsize and beautiful patterns in the snow by walking many miles on snowshoes.
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Dec 13, 2013 — The storm dubbed Alexa has blown tents down in Syrian refugee camps and flooded parts of the Gaza Strip. It has also given Jerusalem its heaviest snowfall in 50 years, and Cairo its first snow in decades.
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Dec 6, 2013 — "A major icing event is forecast through Friday across portions of the southern Great Plains toward the Lower Ohio Valley," the National Weather Service says. Some are saying an ice storm Friday and Saturday will be the nation's worst since 2009.
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Feb 9, 2013 — Here's some of the stories and images that exhibit the fun side of the latest winter blizzard.
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Feb 9, 2013 — If your front yard is buried under drifts, treat yourself to some snow cuisine. It's like making lemons out of lemonade — just steer clear of any lemon-colored snow outside, please. Sugar on snow and snow cream are two sweet places to start.
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Feb 8, 2013 — Millions of people live in the path of this weekend's blizzard. We expect that along with the hassles there will be some fun, some great stories and many cool photos and videos.
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Apr 23, 2012 — After a very mild winter with little snow, parts of the mid-Atlantic will get a reminder of old man winter today. Several inches of wet, heavy snow are expected to fall in higher elevations. Elsewhere, much-needed rain is drenching the region.
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Jan 18, 2012 — Though forecasters have scaled back from earlier ominous predictions, it's still going to be a mess in much of western Washington State today.
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Jan 13, 2012 — Producers Ian and Eva tell you what's on "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!" this weekend.
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