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Hundreds Brave Frigid Temperatures To Celebrate Kite Festival

There was plenty of wind to lift kites of all shapes and sizes at the National Blossom Kite Festival Sunday; at least for those who could brave the cold.

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It's A Snow Day; Winter Storm Warning Effective Through 9 P.M.

The D.C. region is getting socked with snow Thursday morning, closing schools and the federal government, and forecasts call for the wet stuff to continue through the evening.

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Monsoons, Typhoons, Volcanic Ash: Other Countries' Snow Day Equivalents

Kids in many parts of the U.S. are used to getting days off school because of snow. In other countries, monsoons or volcanic ash might be the reason the school bell doesn't ring.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 17, 2015

These two productions put the spotlight on women, but in different ways.

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Winter Storm Prompts Snow Emergency, Closing Schools And Federal Government

It's a snow day in the District as several inches of snow overnight have prompted the federal government and most schools to close, also slowing down Metro service.

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Cold Snap Triggers D.C.'s Fifth Cold Emergency Alert In February

Temperatures aren't just low in the District — they are downright dangerous and getting worse, prompting another Cold Emergency Alert.

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Windy Blasts Leave Thousands Without Power In D.C. Region

The worst of the frigid winter winds are over, but the wind chill is expected to remain well below 0 into President's Day, so stay indoors or bundle up well if you have plans outside.

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Snow Prompts School Delays, Late Opening For Federal Government

Some schools are delayed Tuesday morning, others are closed. But by and large, the D.C. region has been spared the worst of the winter weather.

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D.C. Missing The Worst Snow; Winter Weather Advisory Through Tuesday

Much of the D.C. region is wet this morning, and while our neighbors to the north are preparing for potentially historic snowfalls, D.C. should only get a couple inches.

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Delayed Start For Most Of Area's Schools

A lot of districts are on a two-hour delay, but some are closed for the day.

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