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Northeast blizzard: New York, New Jersey get a pass, Boston takes beating
Northeast blizzard: New York, New Jersey get a pass, Boston takes beating

Travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and mass transit churned back to service Tuesday after a storm predicted to be a crippling monster proved far less threatening than forecast. But to the north, blizzard conditions in New England on Tuesday were pummeling Boston and airline travel in the northeast was all but paralyzed with thousands of canceled flights. Schools were closed in Boston, where snow accumulation could exceed two feet, and coastal residents, especially in Cape Cod, braced for the possibility of damaging floods.  Maine and New Hampshire had declared states of emergency.  However the nation's largest city, which officials virtually shut...

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