Spring in sight: Punxsutawney Phil doesn't see shadow

Spring is in sight and many are relieved after the famed groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, did not see his shadow today.Tradition holds that if the groundhog

THE BRONX - Spring is in sight and many are relieved after the famed groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, did not see his shadow today.

Tradition holds that if the groundhog does see its shadow, winter could last six more weeks. The resident New York City groundhog, Staten Island Chuck, also made the same optimistic call.

Staten Island Chuck, whose formal name is Charles G. Hogg, braved the remnants of the ice storm Wednesday to perform his duties.

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