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Washington gets hit with another winter wallop

After two recent snowstorms closed the federal government and schools across the region, people began digging out. The season's snow tally in D.C. reached 55.6 inches Wednesday -- more than the last record of 54.4 inches, set in 1898-99.

 
 

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It was a very long commute for motorists who attempted the morning drive Friday. Commuters at Edmonston Drive in Rockville smartly avoided driving but had to endure bus stops that put them in possible harm's way.


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