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NH considers privatizing Cannon Mountain Ski area

Skiers and other supporters of the state-run Cannon Mountain Ski Area told New Hampshire legislators on Thursday to reject efforts to privatize it, saying it's turning a profit and offers affordable rates for families. Full story

Autopsy planned on body of mom found in NH

An autopsy was planned on the body of a woman found in a pond at a New Hampshire ski area, near where her car was found idling with her 14-month-old daughter sleep inside. Full story

Smart Spending: Save in off-season spots

If you were thinking of hitting the hottest beach spots or the national parks' best hotels this summer, booking at this late date could require a serious investment. Full story

Tons of snow remains for New England skiing

Steve Moulton's got his skis packed for several spring outings in Vermont — along with his suntan lotion and sunglasses. Full story

Uphill battle: Chinese flock to Japan ski town

Japan's growing dependence on tourists from China and other newly wealthy neighbors is creating some consternation at home. Full story

4 feet of snow in a day near Lake Tahoe

The latest in a string of storms dropped heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada and set up ski resorts for a busy Presidents Day weekend, but it also caused more traffic delays and school closures. Full story

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  Eight injured after ski lift derails

Eight skiers were injured after the 35-year-old chair lift they were riding came crashing down at Sugarloaf Mountain. The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel reports from Carrabassett Valley, Maine.

  Ski lift derails at Sugarloaf resort

Msnbc's Richard Lui reports on injuries after a skil lift derails at Sugarloaf ski resort in Maine.

  Beware the dangers of sledding

What might seem like simple, good old-fashioned fun can also be very dangerous as sledding accidents send an average of 21,000 children to the hospital each year. NBC’s John Yang reports.

  The perils of sledding

What might seem like simple, old-fashioned fun can also be very dangerous as sledding accidents send an average of 21,000 children to the hospital each year. NBC’s John Yang reports.

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