Photos of the week: Feb. 2-9

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The dawn of a new era for WTOP on Feb. 3 — the station's first morning broadcasting out of the new studio on 5425 Wisconsin Avenue. So far, so good. (WTOP/Alejandro Alvarez)
The dawn of a new era for WTOP on Feb. 3 — the station’s first morning broadcasting out of the new studio on 5425 Wisconsin Avenue. So far, so good. (WTOP/Alejandro Alvarez) (WTOP/Alejandro Alvarez)
Lights out at 3400 Idaho Ave, NW. Anybody who has worked or visited here knows how surreal it is to see these desks and studios empty. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Lights out at 3400 Idaho Ave., NW. Anybody who has worked or visited here knows how surreal it is to see these desks and studios empty. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A Silver Line test train at the Innovation Center station in Fairfax County. (Courtesy Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority)
A Silver Line test train at the Innovation Center station in Ashburn, Virginia. (Courtesy Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority) (Courtesy Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority)
The county fills 16,000 potholes a year on average, Jones said. (WTOP/Kristi King)
Another round of snow could be coming to the D.C. region next week, and wet freezing temperatures spawn potholes, so road crews are busy patching problems before they grow.  (WTOP/Kristi King) (WTOP/Kristi King)
Brokenhearted parents, grandparents, great grandparents and children gathered at sunset to pray and release bouquets of colorful balloons to remember five children — all related — who were killed in a Saturday morning single-car crash. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)   (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. It's unclear who the people in the picture are, but the rest of the page is filled with pictures of Northam and lists his undergraduate alma mater and other information about him. (Eastern Virginia Medical School via AP)
This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. It’s unclear who the people in the picture are, but the rest of the page is filled with pictures of Northam and lists his undergraduate alma mater and other information about him. (Eastern Virginia Medical School via AP) (AP)
A woman holds a flower-shaped candle as she offers prayers on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Tanzhe temple in the Mentougou District of Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The day ushers in the Year of the Pig on the Chinese zodiac. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
A woman holds a flower-shaped candle as she offers prayers on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Tanzhe temple in the Mentougou District of Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The day ushers in the Year of the Pig on the Chinese zodiac. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) (AP/Andy Wong)
Naga Sadhus, naked Hindu holy men, take dips at Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers - the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati - on Mauni Amavsya or the new moon day, the most auspicious day during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, is a series of ritual baths by sadhus and other pilgrims that dates back to at least medieval times. Worshippers bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation. The event, which UNESCO added to its list of intangible human heritage in 2017, is the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. Some 150 million people are expected to attend this year's Kumbh, which runs through early March. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Naga Sadhus, naked Hindu holy men, take dips at Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers – the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati – on Mauni Amavsya or the new moon day, the most auspicious day during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, is a series of ritual baths by sadhus and other pilgrims that dates back to at least medieval times. Worshippers bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation. The event, which UNESCO added to its list of intangible human heritage in 2017, is the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. Some 150 million people are expected to attend this year’s Kumbh, which runs through early March. (AP Photo/Channi Anand) (AP/Channi Anand)
Texas Tech fans run onto the court to celebrate with Tariq Owens (11) and the rest of the team after an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech won 81-50. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
Texas Tech fans run onto the court to celebrate with Tariq Owens (11) and the rest of the team after an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech won 81-50. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson) (AP/Brad Tollefson)
Hershel Odle looks out toward the cityscape lost in a whiteout as he fishes from a pier during a snowstorm Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Seattle. Officials have issued a winter storm warning for the Puget Sound region including Seattle. The National Weather Service said the warning will be in effect from noon Friday to noon Saturday, with snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected in the interior lowland areas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Hershel Odle looks out toward the cityscape lost in a whiteout as he fishes from a pier during a snowstorm Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Seattle. Officials have issued a winter storm warning for the Puget Sound region including Seattle. The National Weather Service said the warning will be in effect from noon Friday to noon Saturday, with snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected in the interior lowland areas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) (AP/Elaine Thompson)
Government officials throw flowers from a helicopter onto thousands of Hindu devotees in the water at Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers - the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati - on Mauni Amavsya or the new moon day, the most auspicious day during the Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu sadhus, or holy men, and other pilgrims at Sangam that dates back to at least medieval times. Pilgrims bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation. The event, which UNESCO added to its list of intangible human heritage in 2017, is the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. Some 150 million people are expected to attend this year's Kumbh, which runs through early March. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Government officials throw flowers from a helicopter onto thousands of Hindu devotees in the water at Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers – the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati – on Mauni Amavsya or the new moon day, the most auspicious day during the Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu sadhus, or holy men, and other pilgrims at Sangam that dates back to at least medieval times. Pilgrims bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation. The event, which UNESCO added to its list of intangible human heritage in 2017, is the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. Some 150 million people are expected to attend this year’s Kumbh, which runs through early March. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh) (AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Passengers ride on a crowded tram in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
Passengers ride on a crowded tram in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) (AP/Dita Alangkara)
An election volunteer helps a woman in a wheelchair reach her voting table during the presidential election in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Voters are choosing from among a handful of presidential candidates all promising to end corruption, stamp out gang violence and create more jobs in the Central American nation. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
An election volunteer helps a woman in a wheelchair reach her voting table during the presidential election in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Voters are choosing from among a handful of presidential candidates all promising to end corruption, stamp out gang violence and create more jobs in the Central American nation. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez) (AP/Salvador Melendez)
A worker uses a snowblower to clear the area around a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin at the Lenin Hut Museum in a forest near Razliv Lake, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Another cyclone caused a week of snowfall in St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
A worker uses a snowblower to clear the area around a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin at the Lenin Hut Museum in a forest near Razliv Lake, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Another cyclone caused a week of snowfall in St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky) (AP/Dmitri Lovetsky)
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The dawn of a new era for WTOP on Feb. 3 — the station's first morning broadcasting out of the new studio on 5425 Wisconsin Avenue. So far, so good. (WTOP/Alejandro Alvarez)
Lights out at 3400 Idaho Ave, NW. Anybody who has worked or visited here knows how surreal it is to see these desks and studios empty. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A Silver Line test train at the Innovation Center station in Fairfax County. (Courtesy Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority)
The county fills 16,000 potholes a year on average, Jones said. (WTOP/Kristi King)
This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. It's unclear who the people in the picture are, but the rest of the page is filled with pictures of Northam and lists his undergraduate alma mater and other information about him. (Eastern Virginia Medical School via AP)
A woman holds a flower-shaped candle as she offers prayers on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Tanzhe temple in the Mentougou District of Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The day ushers in the Year of the Pig on the Chinese zodiac. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Naga Sadhus, naked Hindu holy men, take dips at Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers - the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati - on Mauni Amavsya or the new moon day, the most auspicious day during the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, is a series of ritual baths by sadhus and other pilgrims that dates back to at least medieval times. Worshippers bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation. The event, which UNESCO added to its list of intangible human heritage in 2017, is the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. Some 150 million people are expected to attend this year's Kumbh, which runs through early March. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
Texas Tech fans run onto the court to celebrate with Tariq Owens (11) and the rest of the team after an NCAA college basketball game against West Virginia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech won 81-50. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
Hershel Odle looks out toward the cityscape lost in a whiteout as he fishes from a pier during a snowstorm Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Seattle. Officials have issued a winter storm warning for the Puget Sound region including Seattle. The National Weather Service said the warning will be in effect from noon Friday to noon Saturday, with snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected in the interior lowland areas. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Government officials throw flowers from a helicopter onto thousands of Hindu devotees in the water at Sangam, the confluence of three sacred rivers - the Yamuna, the Ganges and the mythical Saraswati - on Mauni Amavsya or the new moon day, the most auspicious day during the Kumbh Mela, or the Pitcher Festival, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. The Kumbh Mela is a series of ritual baths by Hindu sadhus, or holy men, and other pilgrims at Sangam that dates back to at least medieval times. Pilgrims bathe in the river believing it cleanses them of their sins and ends their process of reincarnation. The event, which UNESCO added to its list of intangible human heritage in 2017, is the largest congregation of pilgrims on earth. Some 150 million people are expected to attend this year's Kumbh, which runs through early March. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Passengers ride on a crowded tram in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
An election volunteer helps a woman in a wheelchair reach her voting table during the presidential election in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Voters are choosing from among a handful of presidential candidates all promising to end corruption, stamp out gang violence and create more jobs in the Central American nation. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)
A worker uses a snowblower to clear the area around a statue of Soviet Union founder Vladimir Lenin at the Lenin Hut Museum in a forest near Razliv Lake, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Another cyclone caused a week of snowfall in St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

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