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TV Station Probes Fla. City For Alleged Snow Plow Purchases

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TV Station Probes Fla. City For Alleged Snow Plow Purchases

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TV Station Probes Fla. City For Alleged Snow Plow Purchases

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A local ABC affiliate jumped on a tip that officials in Largo had spent more than $20,000 for 2 snow plows. The last measurable snow in Largo was in 1977. The public works director told WFTS-TV the plows are for clearing debris after huge storms like hurricanes or tornadoes.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with today's weather report for Largo, Florida: Just under 70 degrees and sunny. Pretty typical winter weather, which is why the local ABC affiliate jumped on a tip that Largo had spent more than $20,000 for two snow plows. It turned out not to be a case of corruption. The public works director says the plows are for clearing debris after a huge storm - something this coastal city can expect. It's MORNING EDITION.

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