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WASHINGTON (AP) A Washington man who prosecutors say broke into a home and then posted a picture of a stolen coat on one of the victims' Facebook pages has pleaded guilty to a burglary charge. Rodney Knight Junior entered the plea today.

WASHINGTON (AP) A mix of snow and sleet in the Washington region has created slick road conditions and power outages. Slippery road conditions also caused many schools in the area to close or open late. Federal government offices in the Washington area are open, but workers can take unscheduled leave or telework from home if necessary.

BALTIMORE (AP) The Washington region's two commuter rail lines are operating on a normal schedule despite winter weather conditions. MARC says it is operating at full service but that riders should expect delays. Virginia Railway Express also says it is operating on a regular schedule, and that crews are treating platforms as needed.

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