A man clears snow Wednesday from the sidewalks around Friends University in Wichita, Kan. as heavy snow falls. A large winter storm moved in over the early morning hours and is expected to last until Thursday evening. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Travis Heying)
Plains storm gathers strength, cited in road death
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Parts of the nation's heartland awoke Thursday to more than half a foot of snow, as a largestorm made its way eastward out of the Rockies, snarling traffic for morning commuters and allowing an army of children to trade pen and paper for shovel and sled, at least for a day.
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