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February 10, 2010 12:00 AM

er-weary Washington steels itself for more snow

WASHINGTON — As the fourth powerful winter storm of the season closed in on Washington, the beleaguered region surrendered to the force of nature, shutting down governments and schools — some until next week — as the forecast Tuesday night called for a foot more of snow and gale-force winds that threaten to topple trees and take down power lines.

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