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Punxsutawney Phil was shadow of himself

Updated: February 2, 2007, 5:04 PM ET
By John Hayes | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette — Feb. 2, 2007

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania zookeeper is blowing the lid off Groundhog Day, adding to the legend with a tale of The Great Groundhog Impersonation of 2001.

Yes, Virginia, there is no 121-year-old groundhog.

The Groundhog Day mythology is clearly explained at www.punxsutawneyphil.com, one of several Web sites promoting the event at Punxsutawney, Pa., where this year Phil failed to see his shadow, portending an early spring.

``How many Phils have there been over ...

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