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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The second storm to batter the nation's midsection in less than a week has knocked out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses. And it's now blamed for at least three deaths.

Authorities say two people were killed in rollovers on Interstate 70 in Kansas, while in Oklahoma a person died when a roof gave way under heavy snow.

Schools and major highways in the Texas Panhandle closed for a second day.

Even Missouri's heavy-duty snowplows are having trouble staying on the roads. The Kansas City Star reports that at least eight Missouri Department of Transportation snowplows fell into highway ditches.