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An unexpected bully of a storm

More than a foot of snow fell in Boston and up to 2 feet in other parts of the state Friday, as a winter storm that exceeded most predictions pummeled the seacoast, toppled a house on Plum Island, and knocked out power to more than 9,000 homes.

But a month after a February blizzard delivered Boston its biggest winter whupping in a long time, this surprisingly strong snowstorm raised little fanfare.

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