A man clears snow from a sidewalk in downtown Champaign

A man clears snow from a sidewalk in downtown Champaign, Ill., Thursday morning, Jan. 12, 2012. Many parts of Illinois were receiving their first significant snowfalls of the winter Thursday with anywhere from an inch to several inches expected. (AP Photo/David Mercer) less

Dave Bronson sweeps snow of the wing of a friend's plane on Lake Hood as another big snow fall hit the Anchorage, Alaska area on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Anchorage has received an official 81.3 inches of snow at the airport measuring station as of Tuesday. Meteorologist Shaun Baines said that makes it the snowiest period for Anchorage since records have been kept. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen) less

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Alan Meeks, left, and Robert Domenico celebrate with a kiss during Men Canada Goose Snow Mantra Parka Grey Australia a reception inside Orlando City Hall after officially registering as a domestic couple during the launch of the city's new domestic partner . more

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Alan Meeks, left, and Robert Domenico celebrate with a kiss during a reception inside Orlando City Hall after officially registering as a domestic couple during the launch of the city's new domestic partner registry in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The registry gives non married couples, both gay and heterosexual, some of the same rights as married couples in matters such as hospital visitation and healthcare decisions. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) less

Photo: Bob Hallinen, Associated PressAir Force One is pictured early January 12, 2012 at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland upon bringing US President Barack Obama back from a campaign trip to Chicago, Illinois. /AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) lessAir Force One is pictured early January 12, 2012 at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland upon bringing US President Barack Obama back from a campaign trip to Chicago, Illinois. /AFP Photo/Jewel . more

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The National Weather Service said Thursday that it was a tornado that damaged dozens of homes and injured at least 15 people in western North Carolina. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. The National Weather Service . more

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First lady Michelle Obama poses with Army Staff Sgt. La Keshia Whitmore, left, and Staff Sgt. Tyeir Pritchard Davis, center, both from Fort Lee, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Virginia Commonwealth . more

LAS VEGAS, NV JANUARY 12: Attendees look at cell phone cases at the Cellairis booth at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 12, 2012 in Las Vegas, . more

A man clears snow from a sidewalk in downtown Champaign, Ill., Thursday morning, Jan. 12, 2012. Many parts of Illinois were receiving their first significant snowfalls of the winter Thursday with anywhere from . more

NEW YORK, NY JANUARY 12: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) gives the thumbs up after delivering his annual State of the City address at Morris High School Campus on January 12, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Education reform was a significant part of Bloomberg's address. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) BESTPIX less

Photo: Ethan Miller, Getty ImagesUS Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seen through a door before giving press conference with Algerian Foreign Minister at the State Department in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2012. Clinton joined her voice with US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta who called a video purporting to show US Marines urinating on corpses of insurgents, which was posted online, "utterly deplorable" and vowed that "those found to have engaged in such conduct will be held accountable to the fullest extent". The US military said it was investigating the "disgusting" video of what appears to be four servicemen dressed in United States military uniform urinating onto three bloodied bodies. /AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) less.

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Dave Bronson sweeps snow of the wing of a friend's plane on Lake Hood as another big snow fall hit the Anchorage, Alaska area on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Anchorage has received an official 81.3 inches of snow . more

LAS VEGAS, NV JANUARY 12: Attendees look at cell phone cases at the Cellairis booth at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 12, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 13 and features more than 3,100 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 140,000 attendees. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) BESTPIX less

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NEW YORK, NY JANUARY 12: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) gives the thumbs up after delivering his annual State of the City address at Morris High School Campus on January 12, 2012 in the Bronx borough . more

First lady Michelle Obama poses with Army Staff Sgt. La Keshia Whitmore, left, and Staff Sgt. Tyeir Pritchard Davis, center, both from Fort Lee, Va., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. Michelle Obama had just announced a new commitment from medical schools to boost training and research for the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder and other mental health injuries impacting military service members. (AP Photo/Norm Shafer) less