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Baby, it’s gonna be cold outside

Frigid air is blowing across the United States, dropping temperatures in many areas into the single digits and leading weather monitors to issue wind chill advisories and politicians to plead with residents to check on their neighbors. A National Weather Service wind chill advisory for much of the Northeast for Wednesday into Thursday warns of “dangerously cold air” with strong winds that could result in frostbite if people don’t put on their scarves, hats and gloves. Here’s a look at how the winter weather plaguing almost two-thirds of the country is playing out and what’s to come. ___ NORTHEAST, BUNDLE
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Pot use on the rise in Colorado

Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study. The Denver Post ( reports the study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found about 1 out of 8 Colorado residents older than 12 had used marijuana in the past month. Only Rhode Island topped Colorado in the percentage of residents who reported using pot as often, according to the study. The study averaged state-specific data over two-year periods. It found that, for the 2011-2012 period, 10.4 percent of Colorado residents 12
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