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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

A fearful, frigid night on iconic Chicago road

Snow accumulates in a pickup truck that was stranded and left open on Lake Shore Drive, Wednesday in Chicago. A winter blizzard of historic proportions wobbled an otherwise snow-tough Chicago, stranding hundreds of drivers for up to 12 hours overnight on the city's showcase lakeshore thoroughfare and giving many city schoolchildren their first ever snow day.