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Who Were The Economic Winners And Losers During Snowzilla?

Early estimates say the costs for the nor'easter over the weekend could be as much as $1 billion, but while local governments and some local businesses were hurting, surely somebody was making out well from all this snow?

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No Business Like Snow Business: For D.C. Theaters, Big Storms Can Mean Big Losses

In the world of performing arts, winter storms — like the blizzard that gripped much of the East Coast last weekend — can be financially taxing.
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Airlines Still Canceling Flights From D.C. Airports Due To Effects Of Storm

As of Monday afternoon, Washington Dulles International listed 128 cancellations and 5 delays. Reagan National had 124 cancellations. Baltimore/Washington International listed 74 cancellations.

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D.C. Digs Out From "Snowzilla"

An historic snowstorm swallowed the D.C. region this weekend. But many roads are still waiting for plows, the area's public transit network is operating with limited service and the digging out is only just getting started.

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Few Snowzilla Outages Reported As Pepco Powers Through

Despite the size and strength of the blizzard that struck the D.C. region over the weekend, there were only a handful of power outages. What does this strong performance mean for Pepco's proposed merger with Exelon?

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Snow Forces Religious Groups To Get Creative Reaching D.C. Congregations

With most in the D.C. region snowbound this weekend, those conducting religious services have taken some creative approaches to reaching their flocks — including TV broadcasts, YouTube service and even a snow altar.

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School Closings Rolling In As D.C. Region Digs Out From Snowzilla

This weekend's big snowstorm dropped up to 3 feet of snow in places. Attention turns to Monday, when many schools will be closed and Metro will offer only limited underground service.

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LISTEN: Yes, It's Officially A Blizzard

Angela Fritz of the Capital Weather Gang explains what it took for this weekend's storm to finally qualify as a blizzard. (It didn't happen until early Saturday evening.)

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What We Know: Key Takeaways From Massive Winter Storm

High winds are making it hard to get accurate measurements of snowfall except in official locations, meteorologists said.

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LISTEN: Why Is This Storm So Strong? The Capital Weather Gang Explains.

Why is Winter Storm Jonas so powerful? How much moisture is actually involved? Capital Weather Gang meteorologist Angela Fritz explains how this powerful low-pressure system turned into a blizzard.

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