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Michigan’s Woody the Woodchuck: Six more weeks of winter

This is the way Winter should look.
This is the way Winter should look.

HOWELL (WKZO) -- Those of us hoping that winter would be over soon are dealing with a setback from Woody the Woodchuck in Howell.

The rodent is the state’s version of Punxsutawney Phil, and failed to leave his hut during the Groundhog Day event at the Howell Conference and Nature Center.  By tradition, that means a longer winter.

Woody has been right in eleven of the 15 times she’s been used to predict the end of winter.

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