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  • Perhaps it was his commitment to all people, not just A-listers, that placed him on the snow-swept road in Northern Michigan in the dead of winter.

    Andrew S. Doctoroff: The Last Lecture Given by Our Good Friend Jeff Zaslow

  • In this remote snow-swept college town rejuvenated in part by Internet commerce, President Obama outlined a plan Thursday to create similar economic stories through the expansion of super-fast wireless Internet connections.

    Obama touts plan to get wireless Internet to 98 percent of U.S.

  • — In this remote snow-swept college town rejuvenated in parts by Internet commerce, President Obama on Thursday outlined a plan to create similar economic stories through the expansion of super-fast wireless Internet connections.

    President Obama pitches $18 billion wireless broadband plan

  • His only skills were in staking out the enemy in the rugged mountains along the Pakistan border, surviving without sleep in snow-swept caves and bombed-out houses, and watching his friends get killed.

    Peace Meals

  • The glance over her shoulder revealed only the lodge, shrinking in size amid the barren snow-swept landscape.

    My Soul to Keep

  • I told him then the things I had had no chance to tell him; about the wolf, and the other wolves, and Hector, and the snow, and the cottage with the bear, and the argument with Sir Marcus, and the appearance of Murtagh, and the cattle, and the long wait on the hillside in the pink mist of the snow-swept night, waiting to see whether he was dead or alive.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • And with an Obama administration that wants to double our renewable energy production in three years, and has called for cap 'n trade legislation to limit carbon emissions, thousands of clean energy and coalfield activists are converging on the snow-swept streets of Washington, DC today to remind Capitol Hill that a growing and incredibly organized movement is ready to make this new clean energy era a reality.

    Jeff Biggers: Dirty Coal Has Left the Building: Live Blog from DC

  • In September you and b will become contests on the Amazing Race, starting with in a kiss atop the Eifel Tower and culminating with a showdown with the Yeti on the snow-swept slopes of the Himalayas.

    Double Digits

  • Loxias from Phoenician isle, to minister to Phoebus in his halls, where his fane lies nestling 'neath the snow-swept peaks of Parnassus; over the

    The Phoenissae

  • But whether, in snow-swept January, Chicagoans will trudge in sufficient numbers from Michigan Avenue toward Lake Michigan to see installation art from New York and points east is a tossup.

    Chicago's New Hope

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