Louis Padilla, in blue swim trunks, and other members of the Coney Island Polar Bear Club walk through the snow toward the water for their weekly winter swim. The 112-year-old club meets each Sunday from November until April for a dunk, which members swear is good for their health. (Tina Susman/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins, 64, poses for a portrait on Feb. 5, 2015 in the backyard of his North Las Vegas home. In 2004, before his first term as commissioner, a friend sent Collins a note that was vintage old West. "Remember your roots and don't do business with outlaws or snake oil salesmen," he warned. "You don't want to be with them when they are eventually run outta town." The cowboy commissioner insists he doesn't suffer fools. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Rick Montgomery, right, and his son, Zack, were among those who found success in the cold and snow Saturday at Shawnee Mission Lake. Dad caught a big trout shortly after the season opened. (Brent Frazee/Kansas City Star/TNS)
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Dr. Fouad Bachour and his team implant a CardioMem into patient Joe Jones at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis on February 26, 2015. (Elizabeth Flores/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
Dallas Mavericks center Amar'e Stoudemire (1) rips a rebound away from New Orleans Pelicans forward Luke Babbitt (8) during the second half on Monday, March 2, 2015, at American Airlines Center in Dallas. (Smiley N. Pool/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) stops a puck during the second period on Monday, March 2, 2015, at the United Center in Chicago. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
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