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Feb 6, 2014

U.S. Northeast battles through yet another winter storm

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The latest in a rapid succession of brutal winter storms hit the United States on Wednesday, cutting power to over a million homes and businesses and playing havoc with road and air transport links.

The snow and ice storms in the country’s Northeast triggered states of emergency in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and some districts reported stocks of the salt used to keep roads ice-free were running low.

Feb 6, 2014

As snowy winter drags on, Northeast struggles to cope

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The latest in a series of winter storms hit the United States on Wednesday, dropping wet, heavy snow in the Northeast states that disrupted travel and threatened supplies of salt needed to keep roads clear.

Officials in New York and New Jersey warned they were starting to run short of the rock salt used by road crews to keep ice from building up on highways and local roads, the result of the season’s repeated storms.

Feb 5, 2014
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Feb 5, 2014
Feb 5, 2014

Winter storm hits northeastern U.S., eating into salt supply

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – An intense winter storm hit the northeastern United States during the morning commute on Wednesday, threatening to drop up to a foot of snow in parts of central New England and straining states’ ability to keep roads clear.

Following a series of snowfall across the region, suppliers reported shortages of the salt that governments and homeowners rely on to keep roads and sidewalks free of ice.

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      "Scott Malone is the Boston-based editor in charge for general news overseeing the northeastern United States, where he covers everything from politics to storms to the weird and wonderful of New England. Scott has interviewed newsmakers ranging from Macky Sall, the president of Senegal, to chart-topping rockers Aerosmith. His reporting has taken him from storm-swept New Orleans to the weather observatory atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire."
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