Freezing rain; mourning Joe Paterno; virtually free college education (A.M. Buzz)

Freezing rain this morning means slick roads and sidewalks, and delays for some area schools and federal offices. Be careful out there, and stay with Capital Weather Gang for the latest weather news.

View Photo Gallery: After a fairly winterless winter, parts of the region getting a slushy mix of snow and ice.

D.C. area fans mourn Joe Paterno. Area graduates and fans face conflicting emotions following the Penn State coach’s death.

Virtually free college education. Online entrepreneurs are trying to lower higher education costs to nearly nothing. But are these classes worthy of college credit?

Coming up today on

— Testimony resumes in the John Hinckley hearing to determine the mental state of the man who shot President Ronald Reagan.

Md. Governor Martin O’Malley is holding a Tweetup Monday morning and will formally release his legislative agenda late in the day.

— Dr. Gridlock will chat with readers about traffic, transit, proposed Metro fare increases and more. Submit your questions now.


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