In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, two hose lines can been seen running from the Russian tanker Renda to land in Nome, Alaska. Petty Officer Eric J. Chandler/AP hide caption

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They're running out of places to put the snow in Cordova, Alaska. This photo was taken on Saturday (Jan. 7, 2012). Erv Petty/Alaska Div. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management/AP hide caption

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