News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

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

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Finally! It's snowing in Washington. The city is expected to receive one to four inches of snow. Check out a list of closings and delays.

A recent study has found dangerous levels of lead in the blood of young children in the city. The rise in blood-lead concentration is blamed on the contamination of city tap water that occurred in 2001.

Home Depot and Spring are among the latest companies to announce massive layoffs, as the economic recession continues.

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich's impeachment trial started yesterday—but he was nowhere in sight. Instead, Blagojevich opted to make his case on television. With the women of The View.

A fire on the 1000 block of F Street
is causing serious traffic jams in the downtown area.

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