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Afternoon Shots: November 25

A winter storm just in time for Thanksgiving travel. Hooray.

The blue thing is headed our way. Image courtesy National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

A DC Council committee voted in favor of a bill raising the District’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour in increments by 2016. The bill does not affect restaurant employees who work for tips, despite a last-minute push by advocates for paying waiters, bartenders, and busboys closer to the standard minimum wage.

Just in time for Thanksgiving travel: an early-winter storm full snow, sleet, and freezing rain. The fun begins Tuesday at 3 AM! [Capital Weather Gang]

Democrat Mark Herring declared winner of Virginia attorney general’s race by 165 votes, all but guaranteeing a recount. [Post]

Metro will stay open late for fans coming home from FedEx Field following the game against the San Francsico 49ers. [WMATA]

DC residents are getting bigger trash and recycling bins next year. [City Desk]

Get ready to start paying for tours of the Washington National Cathedral. [Capital Comment]

Unlimited pizza and other restaurant deals for those who’d rather not make a huge Thanksgiving meal. [Best Bites]

A Frankenstein rock opera at the Black Cat (1811 14th St., NW) and other fun stuff happening this week. [After Hours]

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