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Despite 2-Hour Delay, #ClosePWCS Trends On Twitter Due to Cold Temps

On Tuesday, when snow was falling and Fairfax County Public Schools elected not to close despite the weather, #closeFCPS was trending not only locally but worldwide on Twitter. On Thursday morning, when overnight temperatures were in the single digits and wind made it feel even colder, some people from neighboring Prince William County took a similar approach to letting school officials know how they felt.

01/08/2015

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A Plethora of Metro Problems Thursday Morning, Including 2 Cracked Rails

Metro riders on nearly all lines are facing delays Thursday morning as extreme cold cracked two rails and other equipment was affected by the weather, as well.

01/08/2015

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Dulles Sees Record Low, Baltimore Matches Record

The District of Columbia region is hitting record low temperatures Wednesday.

11/19/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Accuweather Winter Forecast Predicts More Bitter Cold and Snow

Residents of the mid-Atlantic should prepare themselves for the second straight winter of snow and extreme cold, according to winter predictions from Accuweather.

10/20/2014

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CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.

09/26/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Light Snow, Cold Air Again Delaying Spring’s Start

It’s a week away from April but instead of talking about spring flowers, cold air and snow are the talk of the town — again.

03/24/2014

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BWI Breaks 141-Year-Old Record Low Temperature

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport broke a 141-year-old record low temperature, reaching 4 degrees.

03/04/2014

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Maryland Announces $20M in Utility Bill Help

Gov. Martin O’Malley has announced $20 million in additional help for low-income Maryland residents to pay higher utility bills from colder weather.

02/24/2014

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