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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Robinson of Charlotte catches air on his snow board while his dog Charlie chases after him at Cordelia Park in the Villa Heights neighborhood in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Michael Robinson of Charlotte races down hill on his snow board while his dog Charlie chases after him at Cordelia Park in the Villa Heights neighborhood in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    A light rail train pulls away from the Time Warner Cable Arena stop in uptown Charlotte on Thursday 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    A group of pedestrians crosses the light rail line well ahead of a training traveling slowly south in downtown Charlotte on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Natasha Green, left, and Jim Koursogoulas take refuge from walking in the snow by riding the light rail in downtown Charlotte on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Even the little birds sought shelter beneath a light rail line stop in uptown Charlotte on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    A dump truck makes its way down the street in uptown Charlotte adjacent to Time Warner Cable Arena on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Two pedestrians pass under trees adjacent to the light rail tracks near Time Warner Cable Arena in uptown Charlotte on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    This couple was seen walking their dog at the light rail stop located near Time Warner Cable Arena on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Exterior shot of time warner cable arena, for story on TWC/Comcast deal. Shot on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Part of Tyron street is blocked off from traffic as the city collect and remove snow that was plowed to the side.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow covered trees line uptown Charlotte with the reflections of towering office buildings in the background.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    Uptown Charlotte travelers makes haste to cross the street to avoid traffic after the street was cleared of snow.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. Joe Campodonico clean the snow and ice off his windshield while Samantha Jacob keeps in eye on Waffle.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) Josh Lombardo and Noel Hunter enjoy the falling snow in Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014 by taking photos near a pond off NC51. The two stopped to make photos while carrying their groceries home.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Marilyn Newton enjoys cross country skiing along the McAlpine Creek Greenway in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    With the stands, track and football field covered in snow, kids walk to a hill to sled at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Kids run toward a hill at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, NC to sled on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Libby Fuller helps her son, Grant 19 months up a hill at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The Fuller's enjoyed sledding at the school.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    (L-R) The Fuller family, Todd, Grant 19 months, Libby and Emma 4 yrs. enjoy a sled ride down a hill at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Max Green launches himself and his sled off a table at Charlotte Christian School on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Green and friend McDade Hawgood enjoyed sledding together.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Marilyn Newton uses her cross country skis to maneuver along McAlpine Creek Greenway in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Clark's Creek still had some ice on it into the early afternoon Thursday. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Dena Shenk and Ken Quilty got to use their cross country skis for the first time in many years on the Clark's Creek Greenway Thursday afternoon. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Ken Quilty says he's only used his cross country skis about 3 times since moving to Charlotte about 23 years ago. Quilty powers down a slope on the clark's Creek Greenway thursday afternoon. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    (from left) Abby Hoskins pulls her two-year-old son Seth while her daughter Charlotte, who is almost 4, is towed by husband ,Patrick Hoskins, along Saxonbury Way in northeast Charlotte. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Tammy Holloway's dog Penelope plays in the snow at their home on West Blvd. in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Joshua Orr 13 a 7th-grader at Walker G. Byers school, shovels snow and ice from his driveway so his parents don't get stuck at his home on N. Davidson in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Enjoying a day off from School while sledding down hill on a bob sled at Cordelia Park in the Villa Heights neighborhood (L-R), Sofia Fusco 6, Chloe Kepp 6, Isabella Ott 8, Samantha Britton, in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Brett Payette a Fuel Pizza employee shovels snow and ice clearing the parking lot so customers don't get stuck at the Fuel Pizza restaurant on South Blvd. in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Tammy Holloway plays in the snow with her son Nile River Holloway 18 mos. at their home on West Blvd. in Charlotte Feb. 13,2014.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Chris Cecil uses his 1947 tractor to pull sledder Burns Bissell, 12, and 2 other sledders (not visible) up Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    L-r Siblings Catherine Anderson, 12, Elizabeth Anderson, 14, and Sam Anderson, 8, work on their snowman on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    L-r Siblings Catherine Anderson, 12, and Elizabeth Anderson, 14, work on their snowman on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    A bundled up dog during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Robby Bowers drives an ATV 4-wheeler on Foxcroft Rd. as he carries passengers l-r Will Weatherly, 11, and Joe Bowers, 12, and pulls sledder Katherine Bowers, 14, during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Robby Bowers drives an ATV 4-wheeler on Foxcroft Rd. as he carries passengers l-r Will Weatherly, 11, and Joe Bowers, 12, and pulls sledder Katherine Bowers, 14, during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Lynn Carlson pulls her daughter Kate Carlson, 11, on a sled up Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Lynn Carlson pulls her daughter Kate Carlson, 11, on a sled up Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Alex Merritt walks up Foxcroft Rd. with his dog Gracie during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kassie Nielson, 16, tries to rides a bike in the snow on Red Fox Trail with little success during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Sledders run up Red Fox Trail during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Kati Small uses a shovel to knock ice and snow off her trees and bushes to protect them from the weight in her front yard on Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Marc Birenbaum shovels out his driveway as he tries to free stuck car in background on Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Grant Clark, 7, holds up a sled to protect himself as l-r Daniel McIntyre, 8, and Michael Witt throw snowballs during a snowball fight on Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    L-r Leiden Clark, 8, and Daniel McIntyre, 8, during a snowball fight on Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    L-r Daniel McIntyre, 8, throws a snowball at l-r Michael Witt, 9, and T.J. O'Neill, 9, during a snowball fight on Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Chris Cecil uses his 1947 tractor to pull sledders l-r Burns Bissell, 12, Rusty Ranson, 14, and and Christopher Cecil, 12, up Foxcroft Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Chris Cecil uses his 1947 tractor to pull sledders l-r Christopher Cecil, 12, Burns Bissell, 12, and Rusty Ranson, 14, up Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Joan Scharf sleds with l-r Zach Hamid, 3, and her grandson Jack Wittmack, 2, on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Joan Scharf sleds with her grandson Jack Wittmack, 2, and Zach Hamid, 3, (right) on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow scene on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow scene on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow scene on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    L-r Siblings Elizabeth Anderson, 14, Catherine Anderson, 12, and Sam Anderson, 8, with their snowman on Sedley Rd. during Thursday morning's continuing snow.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    A good samaritan (right), helps Terrance Simmons (left) of Gastonia get his truck out of the snow on North New Hope Rd. in Gastonia, Feb. 13,2014, Simmons said he was stuck in the snow for two hours,was called into work to his job at Firestone.
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    Robert Lahser - rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
    Gaston County School buses covered in a heavy snow at Ashbrook High School on S. New Hope Rd. Gastonia, Feb. 13,2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    A train passes through downtown Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014 as the snow falls.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    A train travels down snow covered tracks into downtown Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Sid Winecoff an employee with Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise uses a tractor to remove snow from parking spaces located in front of the business on Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Matthews, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    David Blackley, owner of Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise prepares breakfast for his workers on a potbelly stove on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The employees were busy removing snow from the parking spaces located in front of the store and sidewalk. Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise is located in Matthews, NC.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    A Town of Matthews Public Works truck clears show from W. John St. in Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Sid Winecoff waves as a train passes through downtown Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    T. Ortega Gaines - ogaines@charlotteobserver.com
    The beauty of Charlotte in the mist of a crippling snow storm. A blanket of 6 or more inches of snow covers the grounds at Veteran Park.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    McKenzie Brandt, 6, watches as Summer Yarbrough gets some air going over a snow ramp on Netherhall Drive Thursday morning in northeast Charlotte. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    David Butt, 13 and Rachel Bolme, 13, steady the head of a six-foot plus tall snow person on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte. It was still a topic of debate whether the gender would be male or female. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Soldier, the poodle, is covered by fluffy white snow. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    McKenzie Brandt, 6, waits her turn to sled down and over a snow ramp Thursday morning on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    It took many hands to roll the snow into massive balls, stack the balls and shape the snow person on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte Thursday morning. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Freshly fallen snow is cradled in the finger-like branches of dogwood tree near the Clark's Creek Greenway in northeast Charlotte. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Harvey Yarbrough, 14, rolls a massive snowball down Netherhall Drive Thursday morning in northeast Charlotte. It ended up being a portion of a six-foot plus tall snow person. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Harvey Yarbrough, 14, laughs as he goes off a snow ramp Thursday morning on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Thomas Knight, 56, builds a snowman in front of the Arlington Suites on South Tryon Street in west Charlotte,Thursday Feb. 13, 2013
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    People brave the snow late Thursday morning, Feb. 13, 2013, along West Boulevard in West Charlotte.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Lavita Ieremia walks home along West Boulevard along West Boulevard in west Charlotte, Thursday afternoon, Feb.13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    With automobile traffic at a minimum, a lone man walks down the center of Monroe Rd. in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Suzanne Davis carries a newly purchased shovel back to a Union EMS vehicle on Trade St. in Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Davis purchased the shovel at Renfrow Hardware & General Merchandise.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    It took many hands to roll the snow into massive balls, stack the balls and shape the snow person on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte Thursday morning. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Liam Yarbrough, 11, helps David Butt, 13 shape the torso of what will end up being a six-foot plus tall snow person on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    After allowing a giant snow ball to roll downhill it took several minutes for it to be rolled back up the hill so it could be part of a six-foot plus tall snow person on Netherhall Drive in northeast Charlotte Thursday morning. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of ice and then heavy snow about mid-morning Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    A snow plow pushes snow from NC 51 near Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Despite the continuing snow flurries, pedestrians cross over the train tracks on Trade St. in downtown Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Jeff Siner - jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Johnson walks down a snow covered street in Matthews, NC on Thursday, February 13, 2014.
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    Mark Hames - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Uptown Charlotte along Martin Luther King Blvd. looking at the First Baptist Chuch on Thursday 2/13/14.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Jeffery Wright, 12, and his mother Nivarsha Hollis cross West Boulevard near Remount Road in west Charlotte Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Ice freezes in Jim Wix's beard. He works for Spectrum Properties and is clearing sidewalks on South Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. With snow falling, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Jim Wix, who started work at 6:30 a.m., clears snow on South Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. He works for Spectrum Properties. With snow falling, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Crews clear snow from sidewalks along South Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. With snow falling, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of uptown Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    With snow falling, pedestrians walk along Martin Luther King Blvd. in uptown Charlotte Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of uptown Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    With snow falling in uptown Charlotte on Thursday FEb. 13, 2014, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow plows are clearing South Tryon Street Thursday Feb. 13, 2014 in Charlotte. With snow falling, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of uptown Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    A pedestrian makes his way past the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on South Tryon Street Thursday Feb. 13, 2014. With snow falling, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of uptown Charlotte turned into a ghost town.
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    MARK HAMES - mhames@charlotteobserver.com
    With snow falling, some people were trying to clear sidewalks and others were just seeing the wonder of uptown Charlotte turned into a ghost town on Thursday, 02.13.14.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Colleen McMahon uses the few car tire tracks on the street as she and her dog Casey walk along Abingdon Rd. during Thursday's continuing snow.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A stuck motorist along West Boulevard near Remount Road in west Charlotte Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    The scene along West Boulevard near Remount Road in west Charlotte Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    Jene Jones shawls snow outside the West Blvd. Shop on West Boulevard near Remount Road in West Charlotte Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    Diedra Laird - dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
    Traffic on Abingdon Rd. in Charlotte during Thursday's continuing snow.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    North Carolina National Guard members follow a fire truck up Farmhurst Drive after helping a stuck ambulance responding to a call on Farmhurst Drive early Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    North Carolina National Guard members help a driver stuck on Farmhurst Drive early Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    North Carolina National Guard members and Charlotte firefighters head back to their trucks after helping a stuck ambulance responding to a call on Farmhurst Drive early Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    A four wheeler rules Skyline Rd. in Bethlehem as snow continues to fall in Catawba and Alexander counties.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A stuck motorist on South Tryon Street at Arrowood Road early Thursday morning, Feb.13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Not many people braved the cold and icy conditions Thursday morning. Some cars were pulled up onto the sidewalk along Saxonbury Way to keep them out of the street and away from other drivers. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of snow and ice Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of snow and ice Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    John D. Simmons - jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
    Neighborhood side streets, like Saxonbury Way in the Wellington subdivision, remained a thick, crunchy, tricky mess to drive on Thursday. Charlotte and the surrounding Piedmont area was hit by another wave of snow and ice Thursday February 13, 2014.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow continues to fall in Catawba and Alexander counties, blanketing parked cars, hiding streets, and hiding an inch thick foundation of slush that makes travel by four wheel drive the only way to get around in Hickory.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow continues to fall in Catawba and Alexander counties, blanketing parked cars, hiding streets, and hiding an inch thick foundation of slush that makes travel by four wheel drive the only way to get around in Hickory.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow continues to fall in Catawba and Alexander counties, blanketing parked cars, hiding streets, and hiding an inch thick foundation of slush that makes travel by four wheel drive the only way to get around in Hickory.
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    St. Mary Catholic Church in Rock Hill, covered in white Thursday. The snow resumed falling Thursday morning, coating a layer of ice and snow that fell on Wednesday.
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    Sheets of snow cover Crawford Road outside Clinton College in Rock Hill. The snow resumed falling Thursday morning, coating a layer of ice and snow that fell on Wednesday.
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    hpaasch@charlotteobserver.com - Hope Paasch
    Snow and ice cover Freedom Drive near the intersection with Interstate 85 in Charlotte early Thursday. Hope Paasch, hpaasch@charlotteobserver.com
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    Hope Paasch -
    Snow and ice cover Trade Street near the intersection with Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte. Hope Paasch, hpaasch@charlotteobserver.com
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    Hope Paasch - hpaasch@charlotteobserver.com
    Snow covers part of South Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte early Thursday morning. Hope Paasch, hpaasch@charlotteobserver.com
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    Tony Lone Fight - tlonefight@charlotteobserver.com
    Crews at 6 a.m. Thursday 2/13/14 cleaning the sidewalks of 8600 University City Boulevard in Charlotte, N.C.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A car stranded on Baybrook Lane in south Charlotte is the typical scene around Charlotte Thursday morning, Feb. 13, 2014.
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    Davie Hinshaw - dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
    A car stranded on Pineville Matthews Road in south Charlotte is the typical scene around Charlotte Thursday morning, Feb. 13, 2014.
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    Tony Lone Fight - tlonefight@charlotteobserver.com
    Icy vehicles at Colville Townhomes, in Charlotte's University City 6 a.m. Tuesday 2/13/14.
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    Tony Lone Fight - tlonefight@charlotteobserver.com
    Thickness of ice covering the Charlotte roadways at 6 a.m. Thursday 2/13/14.
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    Tony Lone Fight - tlonefight@charlotteobserver.com
    University Boulevard near the campus of UNC Charlotte at 6 a.m. Thursday 2/13/14.
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    Tony Lone Fight - tlonefight@charlotteobserver.com
    Icy vehicles at Colville Townhomes, in Charlotte's University City 6 a.m. Tuesday 2/13/14.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    City trucks dump loads of snow scooped from downtown Hickory as the day winds down on Thursday. The pile will melt slowly in the parking lot of Optimist Park in southwest Hickory for weeks to come. In some spots of the city as many as 10 inches piled up before warmer temperatures started to melt it down.
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    JEFF WILLHELM - jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
    City trucks dump loads of snow scooped from downtown Hickory as the day winds down on Thursday. The pile will melt slowly in the parking lot of Optimist Park in southwest Hickory for weeks to come. In some spots of the city as many as 10 inches piled up before warmer temperatures started to melt it down.
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