Gusting winds, heavy snow across Mass.

A blizzard has continued to batter the region, triggering a state of emergency and the shutdown of the state.

In Marshfield, heavy surf washed out a sea wall Tuesday morning.

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In Marshfield, heavy surf washed out a sea wall Tuesday morning.

Toll booths on the Mass. Pike were empty.

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Toll booths on the Mass. Pike were empty on Tuesday.

Water flooded the parking lot and buildings at the Chatham Fish Pier.

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Water flooded the parking lot and buildings at the Chatham Fish Pier.

Two residents made their way on cross-coutnry skiis in downtown Boston.

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Two residents made their way on cross-country skis in downtown Boston.

The digging out effort has started in the city.

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The digging out effort has started in the city.

Haven Ladd shoveled out in Charlestown.

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Haven Ladd shoveled out in Charlestown Tuesday morning.

Bill Blackwood made his way onto the beach to walk his dog on Plum Island.

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Bill Blackwood made his way onto the beach to walk his dog on Plum Island.

A lone pedestrian made his way through Copley Square.

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A lone pedestrian made his way through Copley Square.

Mayor Walsh issued a parking ban on major arteries in Boston for Tuesday.

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Mayor Walsh issued a parking ban on major arteries in Boston for Tuesday.

Crews were out on St. James Street in the heart of the blizzard.

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Crews were out on St. James Street in the heart of the blizzard.

“Don’t expect to be going out today,” Mayor Walsh said. “You won’t be driving around.”

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“Don’t expect to be going out today,” Mayor Walsh said.

Firefighters worked to clear the front of a station in downtown Boston.

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Firefighters worked to clear the front of a station in downtown Boston.

Pedestrians walked in the street in the city.

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Pedestrians walked in the street in the city.

Mayor Walsh declared a snow emergency in Boston.

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Mayor Walsh declared a snow emergency in Boston.

Pedestrians walked down the street in Copley Square.

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Pedestrians walked down the street in Copley Square.

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NFL playoffs

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Live updates

Patriots set to take part in Super Bowl Media Day

Globe reporters are on the scene in Arizona providing updates throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX.

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The Big Picture

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The future for Yemen is uncertain after the president resigned this week following a rebel takeover of the country.

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