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New York rebounds after blizzard, Washington shuts down government

The monster weather system unofficially dubbed Winter Storm Jonas left at least 20 dead in several states

The blizzard was the second-biggest snowstorm in New York City history, with 68 cm measured in Central Park by midnight on Saturday, just shy of the record 68.3 cm set in 2006, the National Weather Service said.

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NEW York City emerged on Sunday from a massive blizzard that paralysed much of the US East Coast, while snowy gridlock gripped the nation's capital and surrounding areas, where federal, state and local offices planned to remain closed on Monday.

Midtown Manhattan sprang