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Blizzard Sweeps Over Midwest

Up to foot of snow snarls traffic, disrupts flights

(Newser) - The Midwest has officially been hit by its first big winter storm of the year, spurring blizzard warnings in seven of the region's states. School has been canceled throughout Nebraska and Iowa, where drivers have been instructed to, well, not drive, reports the AP . Up to a foot of... More »

Roof Collapse Sends Giants, Vikings to Detroit

League scrambles to find new venue after Metrodome roof collapse

(Newser) - The Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants are headed to Detroit tomorrow night to play after the Metrodome's inflated roof collapsed in a snowstorm. The game will kickoff at 7:20, the NFL said. Metrodome officials told the league the roof wouldn't be ready in time to play tomorrow or... More »

Vikings' Dome Collapses in Blizzard

Metrodome deflates, will likely delay Giants game

(Newser) - Apparently they can't take a little snow in Minnesota: The roof of the Metrodome, home to the Vikings, collapsed overnight under the weight of 17 inches of snow, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today's game against the Giants had already been postponed until tomorrow night after the Minneapolis airport closed... More »

Storm Battering Northern Calif.

300K lose power under onslaught of wind, rain; enormous snowfall totals forecast

(Newser) - Thousands of Northern California residents are without power today as a massive storm buffets the region with winds over 80 mph and heavy rains. As many as 313,000 lost power in the San Francisco Bay Area, where some bridges were closed and ferry service was interrupted, the Chronicle reports.... More »

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