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Hey Punxsutawney Phil! Where's Spring?

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Hey Punxsutawney Phil! Where's Spring?

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Hey Punxsutawney Phil! Where's Spring?

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The groundhog prognosticator predicted an early spring. One shivering Ohio prosecutor filed a light-hearted criminal indictment against Phil for fraud. But the president of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club says it's not Phil's fault. He says he misinterpreted the groundhog's message.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

As snow blanketed parts of the country yesterday, many turned their anger towards a weather predictor. Last month, Punxsutawney Phil forecast an early spring. One shivering Ohio prosecutor filed a lighthearted criminal indictment against Phil for fraud. But the president of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club says it's not Phil's fault. He says he misinterpreted the groundhog's message, which has the prosecutor reconsidering charges.

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