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  • Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest

    CHICAGO (AP) — A storm system that’s brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains was being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in… The post Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Slippery road blamed for crash that killed 4

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Midwest (all times local): 2 p.m. A storm system that’s brought rain, ice and snow to the Midwest and Great Plains is being blamed for… The post The Latest: Slippery road blamed for crash that killed 4 appeared first on WTOP.

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  • California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State officials are considering whether to adopt a range of permanent restrictions against wasting water as signs point again to fears that California may be creeping into drought. The restrictions include… The post California weighs permanent restrictions for water wasters appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thousands of Tonga residents face a long wait for power and other services to be restored after a cyclone tore through the Pacific nation this week. More details emerged Wednesday… The post Tongans face long wait for services to return after cyclone appeared first on WTOP.

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  • 2 deaths blamed on winter snow storm in Midwest

    CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm that pounded the Midwest caused at least two deaths Friday, authorities said, while closing schools and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights. Snow-related crashed snarled highways across southern… The post 2 deaths blamed on winter snow storm in Midwest appeared first on WTOP.

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  • The Latest: Snowstorm in upper Midwest delays air travelers

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm affecting parts of the U.S. (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Thousands of air travelers are being delayed by a winter snowstorm that’s moving across the across… The post The Latest: Snowstorm in upper Midwest delays air travelers appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Snow falling across upper Midwest leaves roads treacherous

    CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm moving across the Great Lakes that’s forecast to drop about a foot (1/3 meter) of snow in some areas created treacherous driving conditions Friday, closed schools and forced the… The post Snow falling across upper Midwest leaves roads treacherous appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Eiffel Tower closed as snow, freezing rain pummel France

    PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower is closed and authorities are telling drivers in the Paris region to stay home as snow and freezing rain have hit a swath of France ill-prepared for the wintry… The post Eiffel Tower closed as snow, freezing rain pummel France appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in polluted haze

    BANGKOK (AP) — A cloud of unhealthy haze has settled across the Thai capital, shrouding the gilded temples and towering skyscrapers that draw millions of tourists to the city each year. The country’s Pollution Control… The post Thai capital known for tourist sites chokes in polluted haze appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Southwest Airlines jet slides on taxiway in Maryland

    LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet slid on a taxiway while preparing to take off from Baltimore-Washington International Airport on Wednesday, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The incident happened shortly after… The post Southwest Airlines jet slides on taxiway in Maryland appeared first on WTOP.

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  • New foot of snow, more on way to Tahoe, Sierra ski resorts

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Up to another foot of snow is possible in the mountains around Lake Tahoe on the heels of a storm packing 100 mph (160 kph) winds that triggered power outages in… The post New foot of snow, more on way to Tahoe, Sierra ski resorts appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Winter storm howls through Midwest, cancels flights

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Heavy snow and strong winds are pushing through the Midwest, closing highways in Kansas and South Dakota and snarling flights in Denver and Minneapolis. The National Weather Service says more than 10… The post Winter storm howls through Midwest, cancels flights appeared first on WTOP.

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