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DC Area Gets Moderate Snowfall

Most locations in the DC area are reporting two to four inches of snow so far.  The exceptions are to the south where eight inches or more has been reported in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties in Maryland and Spotsylvania County in Virginia.   Another round of snow is expected this afternoon before the precipitation turns to sleet and freezing rain and then just rain.

DC Area Airports Have Some Cancellations

Some delays and cancellations are being reported at the DC area’s three major airports due to today’s snowstorm.  Reagan National, Dulles International and BWI Marshall airports are all open and efforts are being made to get as many flights out as possible.  Travelers are being told to check with their airlines before coming to the airport to catch a flight.

Brown Apologizes For Using NAACP Logo

The former lieutenant governor of Maryland is apologizing for using an NAACP logo without permission in a recent online message.  Democrat Anthony Brown admitted his campaign is not authorized to use the logo and blamed the mistake on an “administrative error.”  The February 12th message lauded the anniversary of the organization.  The NAACP does not endorse candidates for public office.  Brown is one of several candidates running for Representative Donna Edwards’ seat in Congress.

Snyder Asks To Testify Before U.S. House Committee

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder wants to talk to a House committee about the water crisis in Flint.  Snyder has called House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and offered to travel to Washington to testify.  The governor turned down a request to testify last week because it conflicted with his budget presentation to the Michigan Legislature.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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