In a little more than two weeks, representatives from throughout the world will converge on Vancouver and ignite the flames of competition in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
This column idea came to me on deadline on a warm and sunny Tucson afternoon back in 2006, the last time the snowy games took place.
While the Catalina Mountains that surround Tucson see their share of snow, the metropolis in the valley hardly ever gets a single flake. On the rare occurrences it does snow, the city basically becomes crippled. That's what happen when a city of a million people has only one snow plow.
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