Columbus criticized for snow-removal efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools in Ohio's largest district were closed again, and Columbus residents are complaining loudly about the delays in getting side streets plowed after this week's snow storm.

Columbus city schools decided to close for the third straight Friday, blaming snow-covered secondary streets that had yet to see a plow.

There was plenty of criticism aimed at city hall after the storm dumped more than 10 inches of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday. Buy Mayor Michael B. Coleman defended the city's snow-removal efforts, telling The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1nZXXrN ) that "I can't make everything right for everybody."

Other schools around Ohio were closed or delayed as the digging out continues. A man who lives on the near west side of Cleveland said he was unable to leave his house for two days.

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Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com

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