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East Coast hit by snowfall on busy travel day

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

As snow falls on the Washington region, roads get slick and airports report delays and cancellations.

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    Street Smart: What to do in Penn Quarter

    Street Smart: What to do in Penn Quarter

    Walk Score ranks PennQuarter the fifth most walkable community in the District. That’s good, since there are plenty of excuses for slowing your pace.

    Police search for gunman in shooting of 7-year-old girl

    Victim was playing tag outside her apartment when she was wounded in the leg.

    Patchy icy spots overnight before a chilly Thanksgiving; D.C. region snow totals

    Patchy icy spots overnight before a chilly Thanksgiving; D.C. region snow totals

    The storm is getting out of here, but cold air sticks around for Thanksgiving. A few turkey-day snowflakes as well?

    Alexandria and Arlington crime report

    Among incidents reported by police in Alexandria and Arlington.

    Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunities

    Arlington Neighborhood Villages, VeloCity, Travelers Aid, Bikes for the World need volunteers.

    Alexandria-Arlington community events, Nov. 28-Dec. 4

    Tree lighting ceremony, tree sale, exhibits, children’s magic show, recitals, plays, citrus sale and more.

    Sabah, renowned entertainer of the Arab world, dies at 87

    Sabah, renowned entertainer of the Arab world, dies at 87

    Singer, actress and entertainer, Sabah titillated and scandalized the Arab world.

    Updates: Rain-snow line advancing east, but may hit a wall near I-95 corridor

    Updates: Rain-snow line advancing east, but may hit a wall near I-95 corridor

    Snow is making a move into D.C.’s north and west suburbs but may have a tough time penetrating into the I-95 corridor, where accumulation prospects are very iffy.

    Riverdale Park official convicted of beating homeless man with bat

    Council member Raymond Rivas resigned after his conviction. He also threatened the victim with a handgun.

    Column

    For one District family, what a difference a year makes

    For one District family, what a difference a year makes

    Last year, she spent Thanksgiving in a D.C. homeless shelter. Now, her family has a place to call its own.

    Barry memorial events to culminate in Dec. 6 service

    Barry memorial events to culminate in Dec. 6 service

    The former four-term D.C. mayor died Sunday at 78; plans may include a public memorial and church service.

    Winter storm brings heavy rain, snow on the eve of Thanksgiving

    Winter storm brings heavy rain, snow on the eve of Thanksgiving

    This storm is packing rain and heavy snow, though it will clear out of the Mid-Atlantic by Wednesday night.

    Pierce is Northwest’s on-field coach

    Pierce is Northwest’s on-field coach

    FOOTBALL | Still only a junior, Northwest quarterback Mark Pierce has mastered a sophisticated offense, and the Jaguars depend on his good decision-making.

    Southern Maryland deaths

    Obituaries reported by funeral homes in Charles County.

    Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

    Nonprofit organizations seeks short- and long-term help in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties

    Coyote, hit by car in Arlington, is first in area since 2012

    Coyote, hit by car in Arlington, is first in area since 2012

    Most Arlingtonians who think they have seen a coyote have actually spotted a fox, expert said.

    Southern Maryland crime report

    Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties sheriff’s offices.

    Southern Maryland community calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 4

    A holiday bazaar, “Babes in Toyland” musical, learning Kwanzaa traditions, and a “Shop La Plata” promotion.

    Man found asleep in House office building faces charges

    John Taddei was charged with unlawful entry after being found in Cannon building at 6:26 a.m.

    Holiday happenings: Our critics pick the best events of the season

    Holiday happenings: Our critics pick the best events of the season

    From stage to cinema and bar to boat, our critics pick the best holiday events around D.C.

    Going Out Guide

    Going Out Guide

    Events in the District of Columbia, Nov. 27-Dec. 3

    ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ and other new movies, reviewed

    Our critics review four new films this week.

    How much do blended learning programs cost?

    Some advocates hope computers can cut teaching costs. In D.C. Public Schools, officials say no.

    Police: D.C. teacher’s aide found naked in car with student

    The 27-year-old aide at Eastern High School has been charged with sexual abuse.

    Set sail for Greek Islands Grill in Silver Spring

    Set sail for Greek Islands Grill in Silver Spring

    The $20 Diner savors the flavor of collaboration at a Greek-Cypriot restaurant that’s worth the odyssey.

    Gonzaga, Friendship go toe-to-toe

    Gonzaga, Friendship go toe-to-toe

    FOOTBALL | The Eagles and Knights square off with a spot in the DCSAA Class AA title game up for grabs.

    Virginia 6A North region playoff previews

    Virginia 6A North region playoff previews

    FOOTBALL | Battlefield visits Centreville in a matchup of the last two area champions from the state’s highest classification; Lake Braddock and Westfield meet again.

    Ramblers, Quakers meet for a title

    Ramblers, Quakers meet for a title

    FOOTBALL | First-time finalists Eastern and Sidwell Friends square off with the second-annual DCSAA Class A championship up for grabs.

    Damascus, Glenelg, T. Stone vie for state final berths

    Damascus, Glenelg, T. Stone vie for state final berths

    FOOTBALL | The Swarmin’ Hornets host the Gladiators while the Cougars visit Franklin in Friday night’s Maryland 3A state semifinals.

    Douglass set for another state semifinal

    Douglass set for another state semifinal

    FOOTBALL | The No. 3 Eagles will look to maintain their form when they host South Carroll with a spot in the Maryland 2A title game on the line.

     

    Fairfax County hires former Mark McGwire lawyer in John Geer police shooting case

    Attorney Mark Bierbower specializes in handling clients who face Congressional investigations.

    Public is invited to share Barry condolences

    Remembrance books have been placed in the lobby of the John A. Wilson Building.

    Federal regulator demands recall of deadly air bags

    NHTSA threatens $7,000 per vehicle fine in taking first formal step to force the recall of millions of vehicles.

    East Coast hit by snowfall on busy travel day

    As snow falls on the Washington region, roads get slick and airports report delays and cancellations.

    Scenes -- and comments -- on holiday travel

    As many travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, they share their photos and comments on social media of travel conditions.

    Can you guess what the busiest travel day of the year is?

    It’s the busiest travel week of the year, but do you know what is the busiest travel day?

    Rain and wet roads for Wednesday morning travels, no major crashes or road closures

    Busiest travel day of the year for Thanksgiving holiday off to rough start with weather, but so far traffic is ok.

    Riders on Metro should expect delays

    A disabled train at the Columbia Heights stop caused a problem earlier this morning.

    Travel tips for Thanksgiving eve getaways

    Know before you go: Some last-minute tips on the roads ahead.

    Wintry mix messes with Thanksgiving getaway timing.

    The good times to escape have passed. Now it’s time to choose the lesser evil.

    With snow, when to go? Weather may complicate travel.

    Threat of a Wednesday snowstorm complicates Thanksgiving plans.

    D.C. Council proposal to protect bicylists, pedestrians dies in committee

    Council committee votes to table proprosal, essentially killing it in this legislative session and upsetting the D.C. bike community

    Express lanes still a mystery to many drivers

    As opening day approaches for I-95 HOT lanes, many potential users are unprepared.

    Some tips for Thanksgiving flyers

    Some tips for Thanksgiving fliers headed to Grandma’s (or someone else’s) for their Turkey Day fix

    New speed cameras being activated this week in the District

    D.C. Police announced that 11 new speed cameras will be activated this week

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    Last year, she spent Thanksgiving in a D.C. homeless shelter. Now, her family has a place to call its own.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Chocolate City has given way to Two Washingtons and worsening disparities.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    The former mayor was known for being honest about his shortcomings, even his own dishonesty.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    My fifth annual ‘Turkeys of the Year’ recognize foolishness and ineptitude in the Washington region.

    Photo Galleries

    D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

    Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

    Free turkeys thanks to Marion Barry, Redskins

    Former D.C. mayor’s annual tradition of providing food for the needy goes on just two days after his death.

    Warner optimistic about next six years in Senate

    He has a history of working with Republicans and will be courted by both parties.

    Washington grieves over Marion Barry’s death

    Mourning from the White House to city hall, in church and on the street.

    Marion Barry, 4-term D.C. mayor, dies at 78

    The most powerful local politician of his generation, he was a national symbol of self-governance and home rule for urban blacks, even as his personal and public life was fraught with the high drama of a drug arrest and jail sentence.

    After 30 years, a farmers market pioneer retires

    Eddie Rankin gets a heartfelt send-off at a Washington market.

    A moving and spiritual Men’s Season at Ebenezer AME Church with nationally known recording artists.

    The music flowed with the spirit of “brotherly love” as top recording artists rocked the church and 3,000 attendees Sunday.

    Streetcars in Washington

    Historical images from The Washington Post’s archive.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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