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Published January 12, 2012, 12:00 AM

Snowplow Blades

Jodie Hill, a North Dakota Transportation Department shop foreman, surveys idled snowplow blades in Bismarck, N.D., on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012. State transportation officials say balmy weather this winter in normally brutal-cold North Dakota is saving millions in snow removal and overtime costs. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)
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