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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Another night of surprises

Posted By on Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 5:40 AM

Sunday night, it was the surprise snow. Monday night, with its 100 percent chance of snow (and wild alarms in some forecasting quarters of a record accumulation of snow in LR) it appears we got not a flake more.

I am solidly iced in on my hill, however. State offices in the capital are closed.

I notice that LR School Board member Jody Carreiro wrote other Board members yesterday to suggest -- as snow days pile up -- to consider converting days not currently scheduled for classes to makeup days. He mentioned a teacher training day next week and the Friday before spring break. Class time is important in advance of testing, he noted.

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