Groundhog handler Ben Hughes and Punxsutawney Phil in Feb. 2011. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images hide caption

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The sign says one thing. The snow pile says another. In Boston on Tuesday, a woman walked between a store sign heralding the start of spring and a snow pile still lingering from this winter's storms. Brian Snyder /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Punxsutawney Phil climbs on the shoulder of handler John Griffiths. The groundhog did not see his shadow during the 127th Groundhog Day Celebration in Punxsutawney, Pa., on Saturday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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