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January 11, 2011 in Nation/World
Athens Banner-Herald, David Tulis photo

Woody, a yellow labrador, can’t handle the icy conditions and lands spread-eagled on ice outside the Barrow Veterinary Hospital in Winder, Ga. Tuesday Jan. 11, 2011. There is a second day of school and business closures in northeast Georgia after a weekend snowstorm dumped a record 8.8-inch snowfall on the area.

Charles Arbogast photo

Commuters step out into traffic as they head to a nearby train station in slush and steady snowfall Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 in Chicago.

Michael Conroy photo

A statue of a man reading a newspaper on a bench is covered in snow as a worker salts sidewalks along Main Street in Carmel, Ind., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011.

David Goldman photo

Vernon Cook of Loris, N.C., sits in his truck Jan. 11, 2011 after being stranded on Interstate 285 for over 24 hours from a winter storm that turned the road into a sheet of ice, Tuesday, in Atlanta.

Bill Sanders photo

Todd Kriedt, of Asheville, N.C., gets airborne as he snow boards down Walnut Street in downtown Asheville Monday, January 10, 2011. Asheville was blanketed by 10 inches of snow Monday.

Jeff Roberson photo

Jim Oleskevich uses cross country skies to navigate a trail in Tower Grove Park Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, in St. Louis. The winter storm system that has been making its way across the plains has left several inches of snow in the St. Louis area and other parts of eastern Missouri.

Mike Stewart photo

A pedestrian walks down Spring Street in Atlanta Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Atlanta, which has gotten 4 to 7 inches in a snow storm that battered the South, has just eight snow plows.

David Goldman photo

Mike Thompson looses his balance on the ice while checking on the 33 cattle he was transporting before he got stranded for over 24 hours on Interstate 285 with hundreds others from a winter storm that turned the road into a sheet of ice Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, in Atlanta.

Mike Stewart photo

Dee Johnson speaks on a cell phone at the Greyhound bus terminal, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, in Atlanta. More than 300 passengers who were stranded nby a winter storm at an Atlanta bus station were given sandwiches, blankets and bottled water from a nearby jail. Several other charities and local restaurants have also brought food. Some travelers tried to get some sleep in chairs or on the floor.

Keith Srakocic photo

Snow flies around a bicycle messenger wearing a ski mask and glasses as he pedals his way through downtown Pittsburgh during a snowstorm, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. Predictors are saying over six inches could fall in the area by Thursday.

Chuck Burton photo

A car slowly makes it’s way down an icy street in Matthews, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011. It could be days before icy, treacherous conditions improve for areas of the South hit by a wintry blast that sent cars sliding off the roads, emptied grocery shelves and had officials nervously watching ice-laden power lines and tree limbs.