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Continued: Lots of snow means lots of vehicles to tow to Minneapolis impound lot

  • Article by: MATT MCKINNEY , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 6, 2013 - 11:19 PM

His cousin Jacob Baker drove him to the lot, and then, after seeing the long line of vehicle owners trying to retrieve their cars, gave this prophesy of snow emergency doom: “I was here for 45 minutes last time and there were five people here.”

The snow emergency expired at 8 p.m. Friday.

Star Tribune staff writers Tim Harlow and Paul Walsh contributed to this report. Matt McKinney • 612-217-1747

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