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Northeast Staggered by Record Storm

Blizzard breaks snowfall records in Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia

(Newser) - Snowfall records in Washington, Philadelphia, and Baltimore have been buried by a storm experts say will go down as one of the most disruptive in American history. The storm, the second of back-to-back blizzards, is dying down today, but the federal government will remain closed along with most schools and... More »

Honor System Holds at Unmanned DC Store

Shoppers found Safeway unlocked, left cash for supplies

(Newser) - If you’re among those who’ve lost faith in humanity, a story from snowbound Washington might cheer you: After employees evidently left a Safeway grocery store unlocked, customers who salvaged items from the mainly gutted shelves actually left cash for them. A Safeway rep can’t confirm that’s... More »

Snow Paralyzes DC, Mid-Atlantic

Capital could get walloped with 2 1/2 feet as storm rages on

(Newser) - Emergency crews struggled to keep pace with the heavy, wet snow that continued to batter the Mid-Atlantic region today, as the white stuff piled up on roadways, toppled trees, and left hundreds of thousands without electricity. The storm, with 10 inches on the ground at the White House and up... More »

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