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Spring Snowstorm Blasts East Coast
A wide-ranging storm Monday forced many East Coast schools to open late or close early, and hundreds of flights were canceled. But it was mainly an annoyance — especially to anyone longing for balmy weather.
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Sunnyside's red barn stands in stark contrast to the snow that blanketed much of the Spotsylvania, Va. area on Monday, March 25, 2013. (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Dave Ellis)
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Carol Evans walks her dogs after a spring snowstorm moved through the Midwest Monday, March 25, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. The spring snowstorm that swept across central Illinois over the weekend buried Springfield with a record 18 1/2 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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A man approaches a tunnel as he walks under a canopy of snow covered trees on the Monon Trail in Carmel, Ind., Monday, March 25, 2013. More than seven inches of snow fell in Central Indiana. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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Artwork featuring Abraham Lincoln outside the Illinois State Museum Monday, March 25, 2013, in Springfield, Ill., is covered with snow after a snowstorm moved through the Midwest. The spring snowstorm that swept across central Illinois over the weekend buried Springfield with a record 18 1/2 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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Lanscapeing becomes art at the Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport after a spring snowstorm moved through the Midwest Monday, March 25, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. The snowstorm that swept across central Illinois over the weekend buried Springfield with a record 18 1/2 inches of snow. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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With the Capitol in the background, a person walks through the fallen snow across the National Mall in Washington, Monday March, 25, 2013. A wide-ranging storm hit the East Coast after blanketing the Midwest and burying thoughts of springtime weather under a blanket of heavy wet snow and slush, though less snow was predicted to fall as the storm moved eastward. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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A homeowner clears the more than seven inches of snow from his sidewalk in Carmel, Ind., Monday, March 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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A cat sculpture is covered in snow in Carmel, Ind., Monday, March 25, 2013. More than seven inches of snow fell in central Indiana. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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A pedestrian walks down a path in a park under snow covered trees following a snowfall Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson)

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A person walks in view of Independence Hall during a spring snowstorm Monday, March 25, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Spring Snowstorm Blasts East Coast

A wide-ranging storm Monday forced many East Coast schools to open late or close early, and hundreds of flights were canceled. But it was mainly an annoyance — especially to anyone longing for balmy weather.

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