BREAKING NEWS The Labor Department says 295,000 jobs were created in February. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent from 5.7 percent.
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TRAFFIC ALERT Eastbound I-66 before the Haymarket exit has reopened.
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TRAFFIC ALERT Lanes on I-95 southbound at Va.123 in Woodbridge have reopened on the bridge over the Occoquan.
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TRAFFIC ALERT Metro's Blue Line trains are single tracking between Arlington Cemetery and Foggy Bottom due to a disabled train outside Foggy Bottom.
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Roads icy and slick

If you need to travel Friday morning, be forewarned: Roads are icy around the D.C. metro region. Schools are closed. And, it's frigid out there. Temperature records have been broken. The D.C. and Baltimore areas are under a Wind Chill Advisory until 10 a.m. It could feel like it's 10 below zero. Get the latest weather, traffic and commuter updates in the WTOP live blog.

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NYC landing mishap raises questions on runway closures

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Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines.

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D.C. United season preview

After narrowly avoiding a work stoppage, Major League Soccer returns as United begins its season Saturday at RFK.

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30-year mortgage rate drops

Average long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the first time in four weeks and remain near historic lows reached in May 2013.

Carter opens door to more DoD civilian workforce cuts

Large budgets over the past decade have let the Defense Department do a lot of hiring without much thought toward cutting outdated positions, says Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.

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