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The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

Photo by Flickr user thisisbossi

Bundle up, break out the galoshes and the umbrella, because we're in for a bit of nasty weather, Washington. We could get freezing rain and sleet, and there's a winter weather advisory for some areas. 

The Obama girls started at their new school yesterday—hopefully getting on the path to a good education, as well as producing some very adorable photos.  

Could an album named after a local music venue already be the best album of 2009? That seems a bit premature to us, but big hitter music site has declared Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion the best album of the year. Already. Five days into 2009.

Are blogs not media outlets? According to WMATA, they aren't as they told excellent local development and transportation blog Greater Greater Washington. The reason? Blogs don't "disseminate news to the general public."

Don't forget to ask all your food and dining questions in Todd Kliman's live chat, today at 11 AM. 

Check back later today for…the results of our Sidewalk Style Best of 2008; a new Listen Up playlist; a Save the Date wedding story; and lots more!