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11:47 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Ypsilanti Residents Taking Snow in Stride

While this latest winter storm found Ypsilanti residents out shoveling snow this morning, they seemed to be trying to find the positive side.

Snow falls on Cross Street in Ypsilanti Wednesday morning.
Credit Bob Eccles / 89.1 WEMU

Jennifer Hackett was clearing snow on South Huron Street. She said the snow fell on a day when she didn't have to make her usual drive into Detroit's northern suburbs, so she was happy for that.

Jennifer Hackett says timing of snow worked out well for her.

Along Harriet Street, Anthony Scott  was shoveling a driveway and sidewalk for a little extra cash.  He said this has been an excellent winter for making money shoveling snow.

For Anthony Scott, snow presents a money-making opportunity.

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— Bob Eccles is the Ypsilanti beat reporter, and host of All Things Considered for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him reccles@emich.edu. @BobEcclesWEMU on twitter