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Frozen fruit and flowers in Florida as cold weather hits

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A layer of protective ice covers a new strawerry blossom in a field Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, in Dover, Fla. Farmers spray a coating of water over their plants to help keep them from freeze damage. Temperatures in central Florida dipped into the 20's overnight.

Chris O'meara / AP

Icicles cling to oranges in a small grove just after sunrise Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, in Seffner, Fla. Temperatures in central Florida dipped into the 20's overnight. Farmers spray water on their crops to help keep them around 32 degrees, protecting them from possible freeze damage.