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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    South Point high students Caleb Vanarsdale 16 (left), Dylon Treadway 18 (right), walk to Dylon's house in Cramerton so they can get a ride to school,braving he 12 degree weather around 8:15 AM on Tuesday Jan. 07,2014,Gaston County Schools were on a 2 hour delay due to the cold weather.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Ruben Palacios (left) and Amadeo Garcia cover their ears against the cold as they walk west on Trade Street at Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. Cold temperatures dipped to a record-setting 8 degrees early on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Charlotte driving homeless people into the Red Cross Warming Shelter at the Hal Marshal Building..
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Water vapors condenses from the breath of the stabled horses at the Latta Equestrian center in Huntersville, as they fair today's the cold temperatures. The horses stayed in the stables all night as a precaution to the freezing drop in temperatures.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    A homeless woman is bundled by many layers of clothing including wrapping herself in a heavy blanket as she sits on a bench near the square in uptown Charlotte. Cold temperatures dipped to a record-setting 8 degrees early on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Charlotte driving homeless people into the Red Cross Warming Shelter at the Hal Marshal Building..
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Folks brave the cold along Tryon Street Tuesday morning, Jan, 08, 2014. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Latoya Chilton walks along McDowell Street on her way to work early Tuesday morning. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Folks brave the cold along Tryon Street Tuesday morning, Jan, 08, 2014. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Folks brave the cold along Tryon Street Tuesday morning, Jan, 08, 2014. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    The morning light highlights the icicles formed on rocks along a stream on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Ice formations hang from a clump of leaves above a stream on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Small branches are encased in ice as water rushes below in an east Charlotte stream on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Mallard ducks pass through a shaft of early morning light at the lake at McAlpine Creek Park on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Leaves in the frozen water in the pond at Marshall Park early Tuesday morning. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Bertha Rodriguez watches traffic as she prepares to cross Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. Cold temperatures dipped to a record-setting 8 degrees early on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Charlotte driving homeless people into the Red Cross Warming Shelter at the Hal Marshal Building..
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Louis Board (left) and John Shingles stepped outside the Red Cross Warming Center at the Hal Marshal building in Uptown Charlotte Tuesday morning. Cold temperatures dipped to a record-setting 8 degrees early on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 in Charlotte driving homeless people into the Red Cross Warming Shelter at the Hal Marshal Building..
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    By Jeff Willhelm - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Ice more than an inch thick around the docks at Lakeside Marina in Bethlehem Tuesday morning. The last time there was ice on the lake was in the early 1990s.
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    By Jeff Willhelm - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Ice more than an inch thick around the docks at Lakeside Marina in Bethlehem Tuesday morning. The last time there was ice on the lake was in the early 1990s.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    The pond at Marshall Park is about half frozen Tuesday morning. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    Davie Hinshaw - The Charlotte Observer
    Ducks deal with the partially frozen pond at Marshall Park Tuesday morning. Carolinas residents awakened Tuesday, Dec. 07, 2014, to the coldest morning in a decade, with single-digit temperatures that forced delayed school openings and stressed home heating systems and water lines. The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in Charlotte at 6 a.m. was 8 degrees, which was the coldest since an 8-degree reading in January 2004 and shattered the day's mark of 12 degrees, set 130 years ago.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Water vapors condenses from the breath of the stabled horses at the Latta Equestrian center in Huntersville, as they fair today's the cold temperatures. The horses stayed in the stables all night as a precaution to the freezing drop in temperatures.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Luis Perrusquia is all bundled up as he works replacing guttering at Peter Knox Hall at Davidson during Tuesday's record-breaking cold weather.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Elizabeth Martin walks Lenny on the Davidson College campus during Tuesday's record-breaking cold weather.
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