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Rain to a little wet snow forecast inside Beltway, increasing snow amounts north and west

An inch of wet snow is forecast inside the Beltway, with up to 3-6 inches in our colder areas like Frederick and Leesburg, Forecast uncertainty is high, however.

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    Towson University employs goats to tackle ivy problem

    English ivy — a danger to other plants and poisonous to humans — is just lunch for 4-legged groundskeepers.

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Washington-area obituaries of note

    Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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    Troubled teens find a lifeline at Sasha Bruce Youthwork

    Troubled teens find a lifeline at Sasha Bruce Youthwork

    From an early age, the founder of Sasha Bruce Youthwork wanted to help those in need.

    Copycat Co. and Kitty’s Saloon meow open on H Street

    Copycat Co. and Kitty’s Saloon meow open on H Street

    Two H Street bars open with feline-themed names, but the similarities end there.

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    In Barry, a potent symbol of a D.C. that no longer exists

    In Barry, a potent symbol of a D.C. that no longer exists

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

    Cold front to whisk away record and near-record temperatures; Wednesday winter storm update

    Cold front to whisk away record and near-record temperatures; Wednesday winter storm update

    Today was really warm by November standards. We lose about 15 degrees tomorrow, setting up the winter storm risk to come.

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    Remembering Marion Barry

    Remembering Marion Barry

    Post staffers discuss the impact and legacy of the former D.C. mayor and political “rock star.”

    U.S. Department of Education restores No Child waiver to Oklahoma

    Three months after it pulled Oklahoma’s No Child Left Behind Waiver, the U.S. Department of Education reverses course and gives it back.

    O’Malley urged not to commute Md. death-row sentences

    O’Malley urged not to commute Md. death-row sentences

    A woman whose father and stepmother were killed in 1995 talked to the governor by phone Monday.

    Washington D.C. hits record high, soaring to 74 degrees

    Washington D.C. hits record high, soaring to 74 degrees

    D.C. matched the record set in 1958. Dulles and BWI, so far, are a few degrees short.

    Rain to a little wet snow forecast inside Beltway, increasing snow amounts north and west

    Rain to a little wet snow forecast inside Beltway, increasing snow amounts north and west

    An inch of wet snow is forecast inside the Beltway, with up to 3-6 inches in our colder areas like Frederick and Leesburg, Forecast uncertainty is high, however.

    Flood and high wind warnings in effect around Buffalo, N.Y., as snow removal continues

    Flood and high wind warnings in effect around Buffalo, N.Y., as snow removal continues

    While the rivers in the Buffalo area are expected to continue to rise another few feet, none of the rivers are forecast to crest beyond minor flood stage.

    Police found boy reported missing in Montgomery County

    Police scoured Montgomery Village area in search of Kevin Jesus Jamie.

    Public charters respond to column about school diversity

    Public charters respond to column about school diversity

    Charter school board and a charter head argue that there is no conspiracy in enrollment, testing.

    Police identify three killed in Silver Spring crash

    Speed and alcohol may have been factors, authorities said.

    A posthumous reader’s guide to Marion Barry

    A posthumous reader’s guide to Marion Barry

    Barry, remembered by journalists who covered him and more.

    Man arrested after Saturday night attack in Arlington

    Man arrested after Saturday night attack in Arlington

    Man arrested after Saturday night attack on girl in Arlington

    Bicyclist dead after being struck by truck in Gaithersburg

    The bicyclist was hit in front of a shopping center on Route 28 and Quince Orchard Road.

    Huskies grind out a win to advance

    Huskies grind out a win to advance

    FOOTBALL | Unbeaten Tuscarora blows open a close game to beat Wakefield and advance to a Virginia 5A North region semifinal matchup with Broad Run.

    Two in White House gun incidents are ordered held

    An Iowa man pleaded guilty Monday in D.C. Superior Court. A second case involves a Michigan woman.

    Arlington students recognized for video about district

    Six students in an Arlington Career Center video class won first prize for a 30-second video about the district.

    ‘Iron Curtain’ powers Howard

    ‘Iron Curtain’ powers Howard

    FOOTBALL | Defensive history aficionados led the Lions to 12 sacks in a 39-7 win over Paint Branch for the Maryland 4A North region title.

    Guilty plea in January hit-and-run death of U-Md. student

    Guilty plea in January hit-and-run death of U-Md. student

    Liam Adepo pleaded guilty in the College Park crash that killed Cory Hubbard, 22.

    East Coast storm promises major mess on busiest travel day of the year

    East Coast storm promises major mess on busiest travel day of the year

    WEATHER GANG | Here’s a forecast of what major cities can expect from Tuesday night into Thanksgiving.

    Damascus holds off Linganore to move on

    Damascus holds off Linganore to move on

    FOOTBALL | The Swarmin’ Hornets survived two power outages and a Linganore comeback to win the Maryland 3A West region.

    Westfield earns a rematch with Bruins

    Westfield earns a rematch with Bruins

    FOOTBALL | The No. 2 Bulldogs held down Chantilly to advance to a Virginia 6A North region semifinal against Lake Braddock — the team responsible for their lone loss this fall.

    Study highlights rapid growth of craft breweries in Virginia

    Burgeoning industry could soon make Loudoun as popular for ales and lagers as it has become for wine.

    Loudoun County community calendar, Nov. 23-30, 2014

    Events include a 1940s Christmas at Oatlands, “Once Upon a Mattress” and “A Christmas Carol.”

    Wildlife Conservancy hires its first executive director

    Nicole Hamilton, former president of the Loudoun nonprofit group, has assumed a paid role.

    U-Va. student leaders hoping to foster culture change

    U-Va. student leaders hoping to foster culture change

    After allegations of a gang rape at a fraternity, students advocate for major changes regarding sexual assault.

     

    Manassas City detective in teen ‘sexting’ case sues teen’s lawyer for defamation

    Detective who led case against 17-year-old says attorney’s comments in The Post harmed him, forced him into counseling.

    A posthumous reader’s guide to Marion Barry

    Barry, remembered by journalists who covered him and more.

    FAA says airlines will save fuel, time at D.C. area airports

    Parts of new NextGen system allow planes to glide to the runway.

    Power outage temporarily delays security screenings at BWI

    The outage came during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year.

    Study options for Thanksgiving getaways

    Wednesday’s forecast remains uncertain, but it’s time to develop escape plans B and C.

    Water main break closes road in Alexandria

    Water main break closes road in Alexandria. Unclear how long closure could last.

    ‘He was the ultimate provisional politician’

    Despite a mixed legacy, Marion Barry was the everyman’s champion, his staunch supporters proudly proclaim.

    How storm potential could affect Thanksgiving getaways

    If you leave early, you won’t be sneaking out of town.

    Water main break closes all lanes of Georgia Avenue in Wheaton area

    Police said all lanes remain closed as crews work to repair the water main break.

    D.C. streetcar supporters want to see some movement

    Council members want more information from transportation officials about repeated delays

    Several Orange Line stations shut this weekend

    Track work also will affect service on the Red and Blue lines.

    Before the getaways, prepare yourself as well as your car

    An AARP study on holiday travelers offers tips on planning routes and considering risk factors.

    Workers still active in 95 Express Lanes zone

    Weekend lane closings continue as HOT lanes’ December opening approaches.

    Part of Silver Hill Road in Suitland still closed

    Water main break repaired but work continues in Suitland

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    From an early age, the founder of Sasha Bruce Youthwork wanted to help those in need.

    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

    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.

    Va. home day cares anxious about laws

    Compliance at the local level can be a confusing and frustrating experience.

    In sickness and in health

    For D.C. couple, a genetic disorder is rewriting the final chapters of a journey more than three and a half decades in the making.

    Our Washington

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

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