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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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Latest on Boston bombing trial: Victim says she saw pal die

A lawyer for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has begun her opening statement by admitting her client participated in the attacks.

World’s oldest person wonders about secret to longevity too

The world’s oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, born in Osaka on March 5, 1898, was recognized as the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records in 2013.

A local startup trades ruffles for robots on girls dresses

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The lost boys of college basketball

Starting next week, every Division I team will play for a chance to go to the NCAA Tournament, except one.

West End Cinema closing at end of month

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McD's drops antibiotics from chicken

McDonald’s says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.

NTEU President Colleen Kelley to retire

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