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Dozens of customers who stopped for a drink at Britain’s highest pub are getting a longer stay than they bargained for after the building was cut off by a blizzard. Sixty-one people woke up Monday after their third night at the Tan Hill Inn in the Yorkshire Dales about 270 miles (435 kilometers) north of London. They have been unable to leave since Friday when a late autumn storm brought snow and heavy winds that felled power cables and blocked roads. Manager Nicola Townsend said staff had organized movies, a quiz night and karaoke for the stranded guests. Townsend said the guests were in good spirits and “one lady actually said ‘I don’t want to leave.’”

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Captain Snowpants; Yo Bro, No Snow; and Jennifer Snowpez are among the names that will be on some of Vermont’s snowplows this winter. Vermont school students participated in the state transportation department's Name a Plow contest to come up with names for the snowplows serving their communities. The agency says the entries ranged from creative and clever to cute and silly. Participating schools got a visit from their newly named plows this week. Other names include Plowy McPlowFace, Snowbegone Kenobe, Brr-rito and Steve. Colorado, Michigan and Minnesota have also had contests to name their snowplows. 

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned of a “blizzard” of new coronavirus infections coming into the U.K. from continental Europe this winter. His warning came as the independent body of scientists that makes vaccine recommendations to Johnson's government said people aged 40 to 49 will also be eligible for a vaccine booster shot six months after their initial shot. The committee said that second doses of the Pfizer vaccine have also been approved for 16 and 17-year-olds, 12 weeks after their first. The government has so far resisted reimposing restrictions such as mask-wearing in indoor places or introducing vaccine passports.