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Winter blankets much of Italy with snow

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A worker clears snow from the Ennio Tardini stadium in Parma, Italy on Jan. 31, 2012. Today's league game was postponed due to heavy snowfall in the northern Italian town. Cold weather and snow have been forecast to continue across Italy in the next few days, posing a threat to the remaining nine games of the mid-week round.

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Boats are covered with snow as they sit on a seaside street in Genova, Italy on Tuesday. The Italian Meteorological Service predicts further snowfalls and strong cold winds even in the lower plains of the country for the next days.

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