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Neighbors on Veazey Street in northwest Washington, D.C. rescue a stranded office worker whose car got stuck.
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Neighbors on Veazey Street in northwest Washington, D.C. rescue a stranded office worker whose car got stuck.

WASHINGTON (AP) The D.C. Department of Transportation says a traffic accident has closed the eastbound Potomac Expressway between E Street and Ohio Drive. Officials are warning that lanes on District bridges and major highways may be temporarily closed as crews continue snow hauling and plowing operations.

WASHINGTON (AP) Metro says buses are returning to 47 routes after service was suspended during the snowstorm. Officials say service resumed at 1 p.m. today. They cautioned, however, that routes may change because of road conditions.

WASHINGTON (AP) All three of the Washington area's airports are open for business again after the most recent blizzard halted flights. Washington Dulles International Airport opened at 6 a.m. today, and Reagan National Airport opened at 11 a.m.

WASHINGTON (AP) Several D.C. lawmakers are slamming the mayor's approach to digging out from record-breaking snow. Councilman Kwame Brown has taken to Twitter to press Mayor Adrian Fenty to move faster in plowing, removing trash and pursuing federal assistance.

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