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Storm to bring slush by daybreak, snow by lunch

Get your shovels ready. A blast of arctic air will turn today's rain to snow and the approaching storm system could bring as much as 4 to 8 inches inside the Beltway Thursday. Get the latest weather updates, traffic information and snow-related news.

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Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

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