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Gallery: Winter storm bottles up Midwest

Feb. 22, 2013 @ 01:11 PM

A powerful snowstorm hit much of the Midwest Thursday, creating large snow drifts on many roadways, making navigating the slick conditions a challenge. Accidents and slide-offs were reported from Kansas to Michigan as the storm pushed east Friday.leaving difficult travel conditions.

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Thursday afternoon Feb, 21, 2013, vehicles were having a tough time on the slight incline approaching Illinois street from West Main in Belleville. Two good Samaritans got out of their vehicles to help push the stuck car.(AP PHOTO/BELLEVILLE NEWS-DEMOCRAT, DERIK HOLTMANN)