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Ice-pocalypse Hype

Cici Sheeks, Editor

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Every student lives for that last-minute phone call with the automatic voiceover spreading the wonderful news that school has been cancelled. Although the positives that come with this glorious phone call obviously outnumber the negatives, many times school is not the only event cancelled. This past weekend, meteorologists predicted that there would be a horrible ice storm, unlike any that the area has seen all year. It was supposed to have started last Friday afternoon, and many said that it would coat roads and cars in inch-thick layers, making travel extremely dangerous. On top of that, news anchors and radio talk-show hosts warned that the storm would knock out power lines and transformers. School was let out early in several areas around Kansas City, and many well-awaited and anticipated events were cancelled along with it. One of the biggest debate tournaments of the year hosted at Liberty North, as well as a vital girl’s swim meet held at Independence were both called off, along with practice for several different sports. With all of the hype over this “ice-pocalypse”, the most that happened was a light sprinkle followed by lot of fog.

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