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Deep Freeze Sticks Around As Some Schools Remain Closed

Many districts in Virginia and Maryland took no chances with the roads today.

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Officials Say Stronger-Than-Expected Storm Caught Region By Surprise

A stronger-than-expected storm caught the region by surprise this morning, leaving local roads covered in snow and ice and motorists stranded for hours as they tried to get to work.
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Snow Causes Outages, Closes Schools Across D.C. Area

Some schools are closed, power is out for some, federal agencies are open, and the roads are a mess. It's a snow day in D.C.

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Bethany Beach Backs Off Plan To Take Over Umbrella Business

A Delaware beach town looked to take over the beach umbrella business to fill their emergency fund, but had to change plans after an outcry from residents.

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Plows, Salt Are Ready In Maryland, But Officials Hope The Weather Cooperates

New "monster plows" carry more fuel and salt, but the state transportation authority would prefer to use less this year.

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For Winter Two-Wheelers, Arlington County Will Clear Snow Off Of Bike Trails

If you ride a bike in Arlington County during the winter months, there's good news for you: 10 miles worth of multi-use trails will be cleared of snow once it accumulates.
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D.C. Leaf Collection Returns — With The Correct Ward Maps

D.C.'s leaf collection trucks will back out on the streets on Monday, with city crews beginning their annual fall routine of raking and vacuuming along sidewalks and roadsides.
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Who Needs To Clear That Snowy Sidewalk In Montgomery County? Maybe You Do

Montgomery County wants residents to know their responsibilities when it comes to clearing snowy sidewalks this winter, but enforcement may remain spotty.
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When Is The Best Time To See The Leaves Change Color In The Shenandoah?

For those looking to see those beautiful fall colors in Virginia, peak foliage is likely coming in the next two or three weeks, depending on weather conditions.

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Flood Watch In Effect Across D.C. Area Through Thursday Morning

Heavy rains are expected across the region Wednesday night into Thursday morning, which could flood low-lying areas.