A storm that dumped heavy snow across much of Europe on Wednesday created headaches for commuters, causing trucks to jackknife in Austria and stranding hundreds of motorists overnight in northern France. Scores of travelers spent the night in community centers and hotels near the northeastern French city of Nancy, where road crews worked through the night to clear up to 30 centimeters, or about a foot, of snow. On Wednesday, France closed its border with Italy because of heavy snowfall, authorities said
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