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12:07pm

Mon March 25, 2013
The Two-Way

Costa Rica's Soccer Federation Complains About Snow, Asks For Rematch Against U.S.

Originally published on Mon March 25, 2013 1:57 pm

Midfielder Clint Dempsey of the United States dribbles the ball during a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match between Costa Rica and United States at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado.
Dustin Bradford Getty Images

Last Friday, the United States won an epic World Cup qualifying match against Costa Rica. The team did it outside Denver, under what were essentially blizzard conditions.

Now, on the eve of a Mexico vs. U.S. game in Mexico City, Costa Rica has lodged a formal complaint with FIFA, saying the "physical integrity" of the players and officials was affected and "ball movement became impossible." The country is now asking for a rematch of their 1-0 loss.

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4:32am

Mon March 25, 2013
The Two-Way

Spring Is Just A State Of Mind As Wintry Weather Wallops Much Of Nation

Originally published on Mon March 25, 2013 7:49 am

In St. Louis on Sunday the sliding — even without a sled — was good. The area got 6 to 12 inches of new snow over the weekend.
Bill Greenblatt UPI /Landov

The calendar says one thing, but the snow, slush and ice coating the nation from the Central Rockies through parts of the Midwest and on into the mid-Atlantic and Northeast say something else entirely.

Technically, it's spring.

In reality, winter still hasn't let go.

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10:42am

Sat March 23, 2013
Environment

Heavy Snowfall Causes Road Closures

Enhanced Radar of the storm over Colorado from NOAA in Boulder.
Credit National Weather Service

12:07pm

Fri March 22, 2013
The Two-Way

Was Punxsutawney Phil Wrong? Prosecutor Says He Misrepresented Spring

Groundhog handler Ben Hughes and Punxsutawney Phil in Feb. 2011.
Jeff Swensen Getty Images

Here's the gist of what the most famous groundhog in the world told us on Feb. 2:

Punxsutawney Phil, the King of the Groundhogs,

Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of Prognosticators,

Weather Prophet without Peer,

was awakened from his burrow at 7:28 am

with a tap of the President's cane....

And so ye faithful,

there is no shadow to see

An early Spring for you and me.

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8:37am

Fri March 22, 2013
The Two-Way

'Endless Wreckage': Blizzard Triggers Huge Canadian Traffic Pileup

Originally published on Fri March 22, 2013 9:26 am

A blizzard traps cars, trucks and even a cattle car on a Canadian highway, causing dozens of mild injuries.
Derek Fildebrandt Twitter

A quick moving blizzard plowed through the central Canadian plains province of Alberta this week, triggering a massive vehicle pileup on Thursday; scores of motorists were stranded near the provincial capital of Edmonton.

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