In St. Louis on Sunday the sliding — even without a sled — was good. The area got 6 to 12 inches of new snow over the weekend. Bill Greenblatt/UPI /Landov hide caption

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

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