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Va. Schools Closed; Feds, D.C. Schools On Two-Hour Delay

The season's first winter blast coated area roads with ice on Sunday evening, forcing closures of many local schools and putting others on a two-hour delay. Here's the updated list of what's open and what's not in the region.
  • Closed: Loudoun County public schools, Fairfax County public schools, Fauquier County public schools, Prince William County public schools, Montgomery County public schools, Arlington County public schools, Alexandria City public schools, Howard County public schools, Falls Church schools, Manassas City schools, Manassas Park schools, Stafford County schools, Carroll County schools.
  • Two-Hour Delay: D.C. government, D.C. public schools, Frederick County public schools, Prince George‚Äôs County public schools, Anne Arundel County public schools, federal government (with option for unscheduled leave or telework).
  • Open: Arlington County government, Fairfax County government (except courts), Montgomery County government (at 10 a.m.).

For more closings and delays, please check with our content partner NBC Washington. For individual D.C. charter schools, check here.

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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