Punxsutawney Phil and his buddies earlier today.
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February 2, 2012 It's that time again. Time for Americans to pause and watch as a groundhog supposedly tells us whether winter's going to continue. He saw his shadow, so Phil says it will.
Groundhog handler Ben Hughes and Punxsutawney Phil earlier this morning.
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February 2, 2011 On this Groundhog Day, he did not see his shadow — which if you believe in the legend means we'll have an early spring.
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