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Road conditions poor as snow begins to taper and temperatures plummet

Accumulations of 4-7 inches are likely in downtown and 5-10 inches to the north and west.

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    Congresswoman asks FBI to brief her on teen said to aid a man to get to Syria

    U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock says she wants to make sure that officials can help support the FBI’s efforts.

    Md. House approves ‘Anayah’s Law’ to keep kids out of dangerous homes

    The bill is named after a Frederick toddler allegedly killed by her father after returning from foster care.

    Progressive groups hope to draft Edwards for 2016 Md. Senate race

    Progressive groups hope to draft Edwards for 2016 Md. Senate race

    Two national organizations will begin raising money to encourage U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.).

    Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

    Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

    A common refrain begins again: Federal offices shut; schools cancelled; travel disrupted.

    As federal government closes, many private sector companies stay open

    As federal government closes, many private sector companies stay open

    Many in the private sector make their own calls on weather, staying open as long as possible.

    Vietnam War memories: ‘Playing God’ as a 20-year-old Marine

    Vietnam War memories: ‘Playing God’ as a 20-year-old Marine

    A veteran’s grim job was to survey the casualty reports and select a soldier’s replacement.

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    Kids, sleds in tow, take to the Hill to let freedom slide

    Kids, sleds in tow, take to the Hill to let freedom slide

    But the fight against tyranny would, ultimately, take a back seat to nap time.

    Fairfax deputy county attorney could lose job over handling of Geer case

    Fairfax deputy county attorney could lose job over handling of Geer case

    Officials are trying to oust the person who advised police to withhold records in the deadly shooting.

    Road conditions poor as snow begins to taper and temperatures plummet

    Road conditions poor as snow begins to taper and temperatures plummet

    Accumulations of 4-7 inches are likely in downtown and 5-10 inches to the north and west.

    Cardinal Edward M. Egan, former archbishop of New York, dies at 82

    Cardinal Edward M. Egan, former archbishop of New York, dies at 82

    Cardinal Egan was a visible figure in New York after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

    Metrobus, Fairfax Connector, others suspending service due to poor road conditions

    Metrobus, Fairfax Connector, others suspending service due to poor road conditions

    Most local bus systems have suspended service or are operating limited service Thursday because of the weather conditions.

    H Street NE smoke shop robbed at gunpoint

    No paraphernalia was stolen.

    D.C.-area delays and closings for March 6

    D.C.-area delays and closings for March 6

    Which schools have closed or delayed because of the weather?

    New WSSC pipe in massive tunnel will keep water flowing to Pr. George’s

    As the county grows, the new pipe also will maintain water pressure in Montgomery, the utility says.

    Beneath all that snow is spring,
    if you know where to look for it

    Beneath all that snow is spring, <br> if you know where to look for it

    Frustrated gardeners, sandal shoppers and miniature schnauzers all long for a change of season.

    WSSC opens 5-mile tunnel in Montgomery to keep water flowing to Prince George’s

    WSSC opens 5-mile tunnel in Montgomery to keep water flowing to Prince George’s

    New pipe will ensure water pressure remains high throughout the Maryland suburbs as Prince George’s continues to grow, utility says.

    ‘Trap Out the Starbucks’ is a true D.C. snow day smash hit

    Just because it’s a snow day, doesn’t mean you can’t still get work done. A coffee shop is a perfect place for that.

    SchoolCast and FedCast for Friday, March 6 in D.C. area

    SchoolCast and FedCast for Friday, March 6 in D.C. area

    Many school systems have already announced they will close Friday. We expect many more will follow.

    The city’s first equity crowdfunding campaign reaches its goal

    The city’s first equity crowdfunding campaign reaches its goal

    Organizers raised roughly $220K to open a large restaurant complex in Penn Quarter this spring

    For local gardeners, signs of spring amid the snow

    Inside greenhouses and flower shops, a brief respite for those seeking blooms.

    George Washington Parkway’s northbound lanes are open again

    Several vehicles became stuck in the snow.

    Amid Clinton controversies, Democrats seek alternative

    Amid Clinton controversies, Democrats seek alternative

    The angst among Democrats suggests that opportunities remain for other candidates despite Clinton’s lead in early polls.

    Capital Bikeshare will raise membership prices

    This is the bike network’s first price increase since its 2010 launch.

    All Metrobuses will stop running at 9 p.m. tonight

    Metrobus service is canceled tonight due to the weather.

    Loudoun County’s track athletes left out in the cold during indoor season

    Loudoun County’s track athletes left out in the cold during indoor season

    TRACK & FIELD | Indoor track and field remains an unsanctioned sport in Loudoun County, so several of the area’s top runners are barred from state competition.

    M. Stanton Evans, guiding force in modern conservatism, dies at 80

    M. Stanton Evans, guiding force in modern conservatism, dies at 80

    Mr. Evans was an influential journalist who defined conservative principles and promoted Ronald Reagan.

    Record-challenging cold follows snow in D.C. area; Wind chill advisory north and west suburbs

    Record-challenging cold follows snow in D.C. area; Wind chill advisory north and west suburbs

    Behind today’s snow, frigid air spills into the area threatening record low temperatures Friday and Saturday mornings at Dulles and BWI airports.

    D.C. police arrest man being sought in killing of woman in Southeast

    D.C. police arrest man being sought  in killing of woman in Southeast

    Suspect had been charged in an arrest warrant last week

     

    Fairfax County considers new information policy in police shootings

    After long delay in John Geer case, Fairfax ponders proposal for release of names, monthly updates.

    Rep. Andy Harris, considering Senate run, floats defunding the White House

    As he ponders statewide office, Maryland’s only congressional Republican adopts a hard-line conservative talking point.

    Winter refuses to surrender as region braces for another snowy blast

    A common refrain begins again: Federal offices shut; schools cancelled; travel disrupted.

    Metrobus, Fairfax Connector, others suspending service due to poor road conditions

    Most local bus systems have suspended service or are operating limited service Thursday because of the weather conditions.

    New WSSC pipe in massive tunnel will keep water flowing to Pr. George’s

    As the county grows, the new pipe also will maintain water pressure in Montgomery, the utility says.

    WSSC opens 5-mile tunnel in Montgomery to keep water flowing to Prince George’s

    New pipe will ensure water pressure remains high throughout the Maryland suburbs as Prince George’s continues to grow, utility says.

    Maryland bill would allow Uber to operate legally in the state

    Lawmakers could also give the service temporary permission to operate pending new regulations.

    George Washington Parkway’s northbound lanes are open again

    Several vehicles became stuck in the snow.

    Capital Bikeshare will raise membership prices

    This is the bike network’s first price increase since its 2010 launch.

    All Metrobuses will stop running at 9 p.m. tonight

    Metrobus service is canceled tonight due to the weather.

    The view of the snowfall from planes, trains, automobiles and sidewalks

    Snow begins to fall, sticking to roadways. Here are some pictures, and tips for being safe.

    Roads turning messy as snow hits D.C. region, minor crashes reported

    The crash occurred along Route 15 and Montresor Road in Leesburg.

    Delays on Metro

    There were delays on Metro’s Green Line because of earlier train malfunction.

    Commuter trains canceled with bad weather expected

    Commuter rail lines - VRE and MARC - canceled service for Thursday because of coming winter weather.

    Major rift in Metro’s board disrupted search for new chief executive

    Some Metro directors want a turnaround expert as CEO because of concerns over financial woes.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    When everybody was kung fu fighting, this little girl took a liking to a foreign language.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    But the fight against tyranny would, ultimately, take a back seat to nap time.

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    COLUMN | The D.C. Council’s approval of emergency legislation “is nonsense,” says one advocate.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    A year after the 8-year-old vanished, the old D.C. General Hospital where she lived is still a shameful place for families.

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    Heavy snow throughout the East Coast

    Winter refuses to surrender as D.C., New York and more endure another snowy blast.

    Remnants of the war

    Experts are combing through items that have been left at the Vietnam Wall over the years for a planned education display.

    It’s all business at D.C.’s ‘Cannabis Academy’

    City hosts a two-day expo to teach attendees how to make greenbacks from pot’s legalization.

    A snowy Saturday for the Washington area

    The cold ground was allowing snow to stick faster, making it difficult for road clearing crews to keep up.

    Sentencing of Maureen McDonnell

    Former first lady has been convicted of conspiring to sell the prestige of the governor’s office in exchange for loans.

    The polar vortex makes a comeback

    Washington-area residents prepare for more cold weather, as Friday’s temperatures promise to be extreme.

    Obama chooses Joseph Clancy as new Secret Service chief

    Obama has named his acting director and trusted former detail leader as the new permanent leader of the Secret Service.

    Snowstorm Octavia hits Washington area

    The nation’s capital clears out from another round of snow.

    Our Washington

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

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