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October 27, 2009 in City
Kathy Plonka photo

Plant experts at WSU said the hard freeze of Oct. 10-12 is responsible for a sub-par show of fall color this year. This small Maple tree was photographed on 5th Street in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho on Tuesday, October 27, 2009.

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Bill Wright, with Spokane Parks and Rec, clears the sidewalks in Manito Park along Grand Boulevard with a blower, October 27, 2009 in Spokane Wash.

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A duck dives for his his lunch while paddling around Cannon Hill pond, October 27, 2009 in Spokane, Wash. The fall colors from trees surrounding the pond are reflecting in the water.

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A service vehicle is covered in fallen maple leaves, October 27, 2009 on 8th Ave on Spokane’s South Hill.

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Ellen Ostheller finishes her leaf-raking chores in her front yard, October 27, 2009 near the corner of 19th and Monroe in Spokane, Wash

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A dog makes its way through the fallen leaves near Cannon Hill Park, October 27, 2009 in Spokane, Wash.