Snow, ice not part of Super Bowl vision in Texas

By Stephen Hawkins

Associated Press

Published: Friday, Feb. 4 2011 4:46 p.m. MST

A worker clears snow off of tailgating party tent outside of Cowboys Stadium, Cowboys Stadium, site of NFL football's Super Bowl XLV, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. Several people were injured, one critically, when ice fell from the roof of the stadium on Friday, authorities said.

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DALLAS — The long, cold week for Super Bowl organizers has taken an even worse turn.

On Friday, six people were hurt when they were struck by ice falling off the roof of Cowboys Stadium. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening, but the accident added to the general sense of frustration with cold weather around the Dallas area this week.

Ice, snow and bitter cold have made it harder to celebrate ahead of the NFL's signature event at its signature stadium, the $1.2 billion brainchild of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.

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