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December 16, 1985 | United Press International
Five people, including four members of one family, died in the crash of a small plane in the snowbound northwestern corner of Michigan, authorities said Sunday.
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December 29, 2010 | By Geraldine Baum and Bob Drogin, Los Angeles Times
A day after a fierce blizzard clobbered much of the Northeast, a brilliant sun blazed down from cerulean skies and hundreds of cities and towns shoveled and sledded their way back to life. Airlines resumed limited service at major airports, but more than 760 additional flights were scrubbed, most in the New York area, which bore the brunt of the mammoth nor'easter that roared up the East Coast on Sunday and Monday. The extent of the chaos, and the challenge of the cleanup, became evident Tuesday amid the endless snowy landscapes, ankle-deep puddles of city slush and harrowing stories of white-out conditions and treacherous roads.
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January 6, 1985
Paul Rosenfield in "A Palm Springs Scrapbook" should have realized that "Snowbound" is one of the best-known poems of Whittier, not Whitman. SCOTT GIANTVALLEY Hollywood
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 2010 | Steve Lopez
Hey, you. Moron. Yeah, I'm talking to you. How could you live in a wasteland like Los Angeles? After all these years, L.A. putdowns are still a national sport, and our critics can't all be wrong, can they? Did you catch what Lady Gaga told New York Magazine a few months back? "I don't like Los Angeles. " Oh, and why is that, Ms. Gaga? "The people are awful and terribly shallow. " Anything else? "And everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game.
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January 20, 1993
After reading your article about Stolpa and his heroic 40-mile hike through deep snowdrifts to rescue his young wife and 5-month-old son trapped in a snowbound cave, I concluded that he certainly deserves an Army commendation or promotion to corporal or at least a television documentary describing the chilling seven-day ordeal in a remote corner of northwest Nevada. KENNETH LLOYD LARSON Los Angeles
NEWS
November 23, 1986 | Reuters
More than 500 people trapped on a snowbound mountain road in India's Kashmir province have been rescued by air force helicopters and army winter warfare troops, the Defense Ministry said. More than 100 seriously injured people were among those evacuated by helicopter from buses, trucks and army vehicles stranded along the Srinagar-Leh highway, a ministry spokesman said last week.
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January 14, 1987 | United Press International
Europe slid deeper into one of the century's coldest winters today, with weather-related deaths climbing beyond 150 and hundreds of thousands of people staying home from work. At least 155 people were reported dead, victims of the cold or accidents triggered by a two-week wave of blizzards and record low temperatures from Britain to the Soviet Union. It snowed on the French Riviera, and polar bears in Antwerp zoo in Belgium were taken indoors because of the intense cold.
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January 9, 1987 | ANN HEROLD
First they found wealth, then they found each other. A couple who each had won more than a million dollars in the Illinois lottery were married after meeting at a reunion given by the state for the lucky few. Tony Chernetsky, 40, who won nearly $1.59 million last February, and Jonell Walts, 39, who won $3.3 million in March of 1985, fittingly chose the city of instant riches, Las Vegas, for their wedding ceremony. "It's been a lucky year," Chernetsky said.
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January 2, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Pilots in a dozen planes flew over parts of Kansas and Colorado to look for snowbound travelers after a blizzard dumped nearly 3 feet of snow and piled some of it in drifts 15 feet high. As the aircraft soared above the frozen landscape, utility crews struggled to restore electrical service to tens of thousands of homes and businesses that lost power. Many towns and farms in Kansas were isolated by deep snow. "We're snowed under," said Bill Hassett, manager of the Sharon Springs, Kan.
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January 3, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
National Guard helicopters dropped emergency food bundles for people and bales of hay for livestock trapped by snowdrifts as high as rooftops after back-to-back blizzards. "Most of my cattle haven't seen food since last Thursday, when the snow started," said Tony Hall, who has 200 head on a ranch near Lamar. "Wherever they were standing when the snow piled up, that's where they are now." The helicopters also dropped military rations near homes so trapped residents could reach the bundles.
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March 3, 2009 | Erika Hayasaki and Richard Fausset
March arrived with a powerful snowstorm that dumped more than a foot of snow across the East Coast on Monday, grounding flights, jamming traffic and canceling school for the first time in five years in the nation's largest public school system. In New York, 1.1 million students got a day off, joining thousands of children from South Carolina through Pennsylvania and Maine who were also told to stay home because of the treacherous weather.
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February 27, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Angry rock fans destroyed a concert hall sound system, broke windows, shattered bar glasses and set a car on fire when a popular Mexican rock band got stuck in the snow and had to cancel an evening show. At least 600 people who paid up to $60 a ticket to see the band El Tri on Sunday were told the group was caught in a massive blizzard outside Reno and would miss its appearance.
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January 3, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
National Guard helicopters dropped emergency food bundles for people and bales of hay for livestock trapped by snowdrifts as high as rooftops after back-to-back blizzards. "Most of my cattle haven't seen food since last Thursday, when the snow started," said Tony Hall, who has 200 head on a ranch near Lamar. "Wherever they were standing when the snow piled up, that's where they are now." The helicopters also dropped military rations near homes so trapped residents could reach the bundles.
NATIONAL
January 2, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Pilots in a dozen planes flew over parts of Kansas and Colorado to look for snowbound travelers after a blizzard dumped nearly 3 feet of snow and piled some of it in drifts 15 feet high. As the aircraft soared above the frozen landscape, utility crews struggled to restore electrical service to tens of thousands of homes and businesses that lost power. Many towns and farms in Kansas were isolated by deep snow. "We're snowed under," said Bill Hassett, manager of the Sharon Springs, Kan.
SPORTS
February 13, 2006 | Helene Elliott, Times Staff Writer
It was a normal Saturday night for the Hughes family of Great Neck, N.Y., or as normal as life can be for a family of eight that includes 2002 Olympic figure skating champion Sarah Hughes and, seemingly, everyone they meet. Emily Hughes, fifth of the six Hughes kids, had gone along with a plan to go out for sushi at a nearby restaurant whose menu features the sarahgold roll, named for "just someone we know," she joked.
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November 30, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Searchers found an elk hunter, his wife and their four young children two days after their pickup truck got stuck in snow in a remote part of the Bighorn Mountains. C.J. McCauley, 27, was listed in critical condition at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. His wife, Amy McCauley, 26, and their four children, ages 1 to 9, were unhurt. The husband left his family in the truck and went for help. He got lost and was found three miles away.
NEWS
October 28, 1987 | United Press International
About 200 American and European tourists stranded for a week aboard buses by heavy snowfall in remote southwest Tibet have emerged safely but rescuers still are trying to reach other trapped people, officials said today. No casualties have been reported among the foreigners in the mountainous Himalayan region, but 13 Tibetans have died since the three days of unusually heavy snows and rain fell beginning Oct. 19, Chinese officials said.
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January 19, 1997 | From Times Wire Services
Deep-freeze conditions that have held the Midwest in a weeklong grip lingered Saturday, with temperatures stuck in the single digits. By nightfall temperatures were expected to dip below zero again, but arctic air was moving eastward out of Nebraska, signaling a moderating trend, forecasters said. No relief was seen until midweek, however. In Chicago, the thermometer registered a nippy 5 degrees. Most of Wisconsin was in a range of 3 degrees to 9 degrees, while Michigan averaged 10 degrees.
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March 23, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Many Denver residents got out of their neighborhoods for the first time since the region's biggest snowstorm in 90 years dropped 11 feet of snow. "More and more people are able to get out because the county roads have been plowed," said Bill Barwick of the statewide Alpine Rescue Team. Hundreds of home and business roofs have collapsed since the storm, which struck Tuesday.
NEWS
March 16, 2003 | Rebecca Boone, Associated Press Writer
It would take a miracle to save her marriage, Suzanne Shemwell confided to friends. After 23 years together, she and Jim had drifted apart. Suzanne did not know if the two could last another year, living together in uncomfortable silence. The miracle would come, twofold: In what was planned to be a three-hour snowmobile trip, Suzanne and Jim got stranded, then lost, for six days on a freezing mountaintop.
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