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Washington DC digs out after monster blizzard

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BREAK TIME. Joel Clement, 50, left, and Brad Farster, 35, right, both U.S. government employees, take a break in front of the U.S. Capitol building after a day of cross country skiing on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. USA, January 25, 2016. Allison Shelley/EPA
For many the thrill of a weekend spent playing in the snow, or in warm homes watching a stunning display of nature’s power, gave way to the realization that, in Washington DC at least, the cleanup will be long and messy

WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 26, 2016) — The US capital struggled to plow and shovel its way back to life Monday, January 25, after a blizzard smothered the East Coast, with mountains of snow lining streets, and schools and the federal government shut down.

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Mammoth ‘Snowzilla’ blizzard blankets Washington

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SNOWSTORM. Pedestrians walk during snowfall, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, January 22, 2016. Photo by Michael Reynolds/EPA
‘I want to be very clear with everybody. We see this as a major storm. It has life and death implications,’ Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser warns

WASHINGTON DC, USA (Jan. 23, 2016) — A monster blizzard threatening the US East Coast slammed into Washington on Friday, January 22 quickly blanketing the nation’s capital in snow as officials urged millions in the storm’s path to seek shelter.

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