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Photos of the day - December 10, 2013

As snow continues to fall, trucks plow along Route 1 in Plainsboro, N.J., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Heavy snow is tapering off around New Jersey. Forecasters say the storm should become mostly flurries between 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Cold snap felt across the nation

A snowstorm pushed into New England on Tuesday, with the potential to snarl the evening commute, after causing widespread school and government closures in the nation's capital and elsewhere along the Eastern seaboard.

With snow totals measured in inches instead of feet, the storm was more nuisance than menace, but it was timed to hit morning and afternoon commutes in the densely populated Northeast. (AP)

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