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News Story of the Day
Big storm dumps snow on East Coast, travel dicey
Updated Dec 09, 09:37 AM
PHILADELPHIA - A plodding storm that dumped heavy snow on the unsuspecting Mid-Atlantic region left roads slippery and slushy in the Northeast for Monday's commute while travel disruptions continued rippling across the country days after the same system first began wreaking havoc in the skies.
The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times.
I had to improvise with my broken snow shovel."
Sports Story of the Day
FIFA calls fan violence in Brazil 'very sad'
Updated Dec 09, 11:26 AM
SAO PAULO - With disturbing images of fans hitting each other shown across Brazil, soccer's governing body downplayed the risk of violence inside stadiums during the World Cup.
FIFA condemned the mayhem in the southern city of Joinville, where fan fighting halted a decisive Brazilian league match for more than an hour Sunday.
"FIFA and the local organizing committee condemn any form of violence and such incidents should not happen in any football stadium."
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