A barge cuts through ice on the Ohio River as it passes under the West End Bridge, along the North Shore district in Pittsburgh, on Monday. (Haley Nelson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

A barge cuts through ice on the Ohio River as it passes under the West End Bridge, along the North Shore district in Pittsburgh, on Monday. (Haley Nelson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

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