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Melting snow intensifies icy roads

If you need to travel Friday, be forewarned: Roads are icy around the D.C. metro region. Sunshine isn't helping the cause either as it melts the snow, which refreezes as temperatures remain below the freezing point. Get the latest weather updates and traffic information in the WTOP live blog.

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  • Arlington County runs out of salt, roads treacherous

    WASHINGTON – Arlington County residents are sounding off on the state of the icy roads after the county ran so low on road salt, it started mixing in sand to help motorists get enough traction to get around.…

  • Sinkhole Swallows Up Dog in Lyon Park

    A dog fell into a sinkhole that opened up right under its tiny feet in Rockwell Park on Wednesday, according to a witness. The park, which sits at the intersection of N. Cleveland, Edgewood and 1st Streets, is popular for dog…

  • D.C. AG says legalizing marijuana won’t end in arrests

    WASHINGTON — Despite threats from Congress, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine says no one will be getting arrested for legalizing marijuana within the District. “I don’t think Mayor [Muriel] Bowser, nor any member of the council, nor…

  • Maryland Senate approves Cabinet appointments

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate has confirmed four of Gov. Larry Hogan’s Cabinet appointments. The Senate voted 47-0 Friday for the governor’s nominees. One of them is Pete Rahn, who is Hogan’s choice…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    The roads are still covered in ice today, but this weekend the temperature should soar into the 40s and 50s, creating a wet but warm atmosphere for checking out open houses in the neighborhood. See our real…

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