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Mayor: ‘Stay off the streets’
Boston Herald, by Dave Wedge

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Posted By:John c, 2/8/2013 5:47:12 AM

Mayor Thomas M. Menino will hunker down with staff at City Hall today as a blizzard slams into the Hub, bringing with it high winds, possibly 2 feet of snow — or more — and a winter wallop not seen in Boston in years. “The forecast is changing slightly so we could be seeing more snow than anticipated,” Menino spokeswoman Dot Joyce said last night. “The mayor is asking everybody to hunker down and be helpful to one another. And hopefully we’ll get the city cleaned up before Monday.” Schools were shut down today

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The end of the world for southern NE starts at noon. Every TV station has their people in the streets with a microphone and ruler, waiting...waiting...

If only they spent this much time and energy on corruption and high crimes.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lilo, 2/8/2013 5:55:23 AM     (No. 9164988)

How long before it´s blamed on global warming? But the only reason this is a major catastrophe is that it´s happening one the east coast. Plains states deal with it all the time.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/8/2013 6:19:37 AM     (No. 9165010)

Boo hoo. It´s like Wash DC. If they get a half inch of snow, they whine and moan and shut the place down.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/8/2013 6:28:09 AM     (No. 9165026)

Maybe Obama will give them an emergency grant to buy battery powered snow plows.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LouD, 2/8/2013 6:41:38 AM     (No. 9165041)

I guess some posters here never experienced something like the Blizzard of ´78. We always have some who poo-poo anything that they don´t have to endure. It´s like those office workers who say "I like the cold". They the ones who never had to work outside in freezing temperatures for 8 hours a day, and only spend an hour or two without their warm hearth.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/8/2013 6:48:31 AM     (No. 9165051)

It does look bad. Prayers for the people affected, especially those who are still trying to recover from Sandy.

I wonder how long it will be before this is blamed on George Bush/Climate Change?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: cartcart, 2/8/2013 7:04:50 AM     (No. 9165078)

I´m dreaming of a white Chinese New Year.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/8/2013 8:01:10 AM     (No. 9165153)

No one up here is whining, complaining, or asking for sympathy. The press likes to make a big deal of these things.

Any big city--no matter where it´s located--is difficult to clean up after a major snowstorm of three feet or more. If Boston gets that kind of hit, and it´s up and running by Monday, then they´ve done well.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/8/2013 11:19:05 AM     (No. 9165615)

Hey, BostonBozo´s...how´s that BS Global Warming working out for ya?

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