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several school districts close as snow and frustration pile up

frustration and snow piled up as a record-breaking winter storm dropped 15 inches across parts of the twin cities over the weekend, shutting down roads, the airport and even church services.as plows struggled to keep up with the relentless snow, minneapolis, st. paul and anoka-hennepin were among the school districts canceling classes monday.hundreds of flights were canceled saturday and sunday at the twin cities airport, which shut down completely for eight hours saturday.commuters will get a reprieve for the next couple of days, but a slushy mix, with snow possible, is likely wednesday.on sunday, traffic moved slowly and spinouts and fender-benders were frequent. many side streets remained clogged and two fatalities were reported on twin cities roadways.the bulk of the snow fell saturday, canceling guthrie shows, twins games and dozens of weekend church services. one church offered an online service instead.for some, it was just too much.“i’ve lived in minnesota for 47 years,” justin halverson said as he shoveled his south minneapolis sidewalk. “for the first time ever, i understand why people want to move away.”for teran melton, winter has overstayed its welcome. “i know it comes with the territory, but i’m done with it now,” she said while shoveling. “it doesn’t seem quite right for mid-april.”deemed “historic” by the national weather service, the mid-spring blizzard toppled two snow-related records set in 1983, including one for the snowiest apr...