Capital Weather Gang

Sunny and cold with less wind today as temperatures slowly moderate

Sunshine and cold weather continues, but expect milder and wetter weather by the end of the week.
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Riley Grant, 7, of Upper Marlboro puts together a scarf, which will be donated to charity, during an event at the African American history museum. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)
Riley Grant, 7, of Upper Marlboro puts together a scarf, which will be donated to charity, during an event at the African American history museum. (Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post)

At African American history museum, visitors say Martin Luther King Jr.’s work is not done

Around the District, people gathered to contemplate the nation's legacy of racism and slavery and to honor the man who has inspired civil rights movements for over half a century.
The crash occurred near the VA-286 interchange.
Firefighter union posts stark video online after three fire stations near home were unstaffed.
Thousands from Virginia and elsewhere rally against gun-control proposals that helped Democrats seize power in Richmond.
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Readers share more stories of precious things that were lost then found.
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But the folks at the gun rights rally are afraid of the wrong thing.

Temperatures expected to remain below freezing overnight through Friday.
Thomas Minar spent about seven years in the District before leaving for Franklin College.
Corrina Reamer is a bright spot at a time when children’s reading proficiency is plunging nationwide.
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