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Digging in on shoveled spaces

Residents ignore city's 48-hour snow rule on claiming parking spots

Chris Powers took advantage of warmer temperatures yesterday to clean up his marked parking spot on N Street in South Boston. Chris Powers took advantage of warmer temperatures yesterday to clean up his marked parking spot on N Street in South Boston. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Brian Ballou
Globe Staff / January 24, 2009

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As surely as the snow comes every winter, so do the traffic cones, pieces of old furniture, and trash barrels lining Boston streets to stake out curbside parking spaces as the sole domain of those who cleared them of snow. And just as the parking place savers arrive, so do the complaints. (Full article: 683 words)

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