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School Closures And The "Snow Day Effect"

Last night, school systems around the region began sending out word of yet another weather-related closure. Snow days bring excitement for kids and frustration for parents. They disrupt classroom instruction. But some recent studies have found that concerns about the "snow day effect" are overstated.

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Should Montgomery County Be Stricter On Shoveling Sidewalks?

Last week's snowy deluge has one Montgomery County lawmaker reconsidering how quickly residents should be required to shovel their sidewalks.

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Winter Weather Damages Ocean City Fishing Pier

The century-old fishing pier in Ocean City, Md., was rebuilt last year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, but the elements have once again made it unsafe to use for residents and tourists.

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Your Turn: Changes At The Corcoran, Historic Decisions In Virginia

From your take on the Corcoran Gallery's surprising changes to your reaction to the slushy winter Olympics, it's your turn to set the agenda.

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Maryland Highway Crews Struggle To Dig Out From Under Snow

Areas of western Maryland are digging out from under feet of snow before another round  of snow hits on Friday night.

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DC Water Proposes Green Infrastructure

DC Water is building huge tunnels to comply with a court order to end sewer overflow into local rivers. Now permeable-pavement bike lanes and green roofs could join the mix.

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Snowman Competition Takes Place Of Traditional Snowball Fight

Usually when the flakes start falling, D.C. residents prepare themselves for a big snowball fight in Dupont Circle. Concerns about icy conditions forced them to switch to a classier game: a snowman-building competition.

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Snow Day? Try Cross Country Skiing

Commuting in a big snow storm can be a hassle, but not if you're willing to be a little unconventional and strap on some skis it can be a beautiful commute.

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Schools Close For Winter Storm Thursday

D.C. officials declared a snow emergency Wednesday night, joining Virginia and Maryland as the region braces to respond to a storm that could dump more than a foot of snow in parts of the D.C. region.

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Winter Storm Warning Puts Virginia, Maryland Into States Of Emergency

The governors of both Virginia and Maryland have declared states of emergency as a storm that could dump as much as 8 inches of snow and sleet on the D.C. region blows in on Wednesday night.