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Friday, February 28, 2014

Winter-weary Americans plead: Get me out of here

Sue Knieriemen, of Fremont, Ohio, and her brother Charles Bork, of Sylvania, Ohio, check their tickets outside Goodyear Ballpark before an exhibition baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians in Goodyear, Ariz. Americans across the winter-weary Midwest and the East Coast are desperate to escape to warm-weather destinations in California, Arizona and Florida.