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Petition asking city to clear sidewalks of snow and ice gains traction: ‘It’s a huge deal for people with disabilities.’

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Ashley Eisenmenger, Access Living’s public relations coordinator, is a blind person and a full-time white cane user. Snow and ice can impair her ability to identify places where the sidewalk turns into the street, or hear the sound of her cane tapping as it reverberates off surrounding buildings, she said.

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