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Avalanche slams into German hotel; no injuries reported

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BERLIN - Officials say a large avalanche has slammed into a hotel in southern Germany, damaging the building but causing no injuries.
A spokeswoman for Oberallgaeu regional authorities said the hotel's 100 guests were evacuated to other dwellings in the village of Balderschwang.
Brigitte Kloepf told The Associated Press that about 1,100 people are unable to leave Balderschwang, near the Austrian border, because of an avalanche risk on roads following days of intense snowfall.
Authorities in parts of Austria, Germany and Switzerland have warned that further snow and rainfall is raising the...
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