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From Cancellations To Closures: The Storm's Economic Impact

A library employee works to clear the sidewalks in front of the main branch of the Boston Public Library in the Back Bay neighborhood during a blizzard on January 27, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)
A library employee works to clear the sidewalks in front of the main branch of the Boston Public Library in the Back Bay neighborhood during a blizzard on January 27, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

A blizzard brought snow and wind gusts topping 75 miles per hour to parts of Massachusetts. Long Island has also been hit hard. But in Philadelphia and New York City, snowfall has been less than expected.

Jason Bellini of The Wall Street Journal joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to take a look at how the storm impacts the economy, particularly when travel bans, flight cancellations and office closures are put into place.

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