Wed December 29, 2010
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Car Owners Protect Shoveled Parking Spaces

Drivers claim their shoveled spots with cones, chairs and laundry baskets. A Boston resident told The New York Times the most unusual placeholder she'd seen was a table set for two. Those who shoveled a parking spot take it seriously: Poaching someone's space can result in a shouting match or slashed tires.

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