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Latest News Wires Alaska town tries to dig out after three weeks of relentless snow

Officials said at least three buildings have collapsed or partially collapsed and six homes are deemed severely stressed by heavy wet snow.

Kim Weibl/Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management/AP

Dozens of National Guard troops have arrived to help the Alaska fishing town ofCordova dig out from massive snows that have collapsed roofs, trapped some people in homes, and triggered avalanches.