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  • Freezing rain and 30-degree temperatures overnight left many of the region's smaller roads and sidewalks encased in ice Tuesday morning, prompting multiple school closures and a two-hour delay for federal government workers.

    Freezing rain, slush prompt school closings, government delays

  • Just a few miles in, I passed two trumpeter swans in a pond surrounded by trees growing at 30-degree angles.

    Miles to Go

  • Since this is the first show I attend during Fashion Week that features female models, I'll give you some inside scoop: They are all sixteen year-old Eastern Europeans, they are forbidden from making facial expressions other than the glassy-eyed, bored look of vague apathy, and they all walk leaning backwards at a 30-degree angle, leading with their hips as if their entire upper body is being bombarded with gale-force winds.

    Una LaMarche: Crashing Fashion Week: Part One

  • He slept alone in a tent on a 30-degree night in Shreveport, La., before the 2001 Independence Bowl.

    Going to the Bronx—Not the Beach

  • "When you hand a meal to someone who is waiting in 30-degree weather, sometimes 20 degrees, and that person smiles," said this 5-foot-2 devout Christian who goes by the nickname "Colombia,""you see that what you're doing is OK."

    PHOTOS: Altruism Grows In Queens

  • "When you hand a meal to someone who is waiting in 30-degree weather, sometimes 20 degrees, and that person smiles," said this 5-foot-2 devout Christian who goes by the nickname "Colombia," "you see that what you're doing is OK."

    PHOTOS: Altruism Grows In Queens

  • I did, however, have a ten-speed bike, a gorilla's legs and a teenager's hormones and so riding twenty kilometers and climbing a 200-meter tall, 30-degree slope to visit the woman of my dreams was no biggie.

    It's All Downhill From Here

  • Lacking seal blubber, which made me want to blubber when I realized how cold it was, I was bundled in four layers of clothing to ward off the 30-degree temperature, 20-mph wind gusts and 20-degree windchill, conditions that are positively balmy for seals.

    Jerry Zezima: "Seals of Approval"

  • Ecliptic circle was divided into equal 30-degree portions.

    Astrologers angered by stars

  • The plane had slammed into a mountainside, tearing a 100-yard gash through the slope before coming to rest at a 30-degree uphill angle, Ms. Hersman said.

    Responders Describe Crash Horror

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