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JENS-ULRICH KOCH via Getty Images

JENS-ULRICH KOCH via Getty Images

In the war on wintry road conditions, Chicago is going for broke.

The city has already plowed through more than half of its annual snow removal budget thanks to the 23 inches of the white stuff that fell since New Year’s Eve and through the polar vortex, the Sun-Times reports.

Of the $20.3 million earmarked in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2014 snow removal budget, $11.2 million has already been spent, largely on salt spread for the icy streets.

Read the rest of the story here.


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