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Snow Day For Local Schools, Federal Government

With anywhere between four and six inches of snow expected today through 2 p.m., local school districts and the federal government have announced that they are closed.

None of public school systems in or around D.C. are open today (most D.C. charter schools are closed too), and most local governments are following the federal government's lead by telling workers to stay or work from home.

There are some exceptions: governments in Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, and Loudoun County will remain open, though with liberal or unscheduled leave policies in effect.

For a full list of closures and delays, check our content partner NBC Washington.


'Washington Post' Reporter Explores How Pop Culture Influences Views Of Police

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.

In 'Appetites,' Bourdain Pleases The Toughest Food Critic (His 9-Year-Old)

Anthony Bourdain's new cookbook features comfort food he cooks for his young daughter. "She's who I need to please, and if she's not happy, I'm not happy," he says.
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The Politics Hour - October 28, 2016

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton joins us as the new series "Good Girls Revolt" based on her early civil rights work debuts.


Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.

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