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A hat, scarf and gloves all all must-haves for a day of skating. (Photo: birdettemurray_color/Instagram)

On Ice

Preparing for a Day on the Ice Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series. Part 1, which appeared last Monday, focused on getting started in skating. Last week we covered the basics for comfortably wearing your skates and caring for them. Clothing selection is
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Six Flags American is decorated with millions of lights for Christmas and is open weekends through Jan. 2. (Photo: Six Flags America)

Holiday Happenings

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Get Into the Spirit with These Holiday Events Christmas and Chanukah, which begins Dec. 12, are just around the corner. To get you in the holiday spirit, we have put together a list of some holiday light displays and events in the DMV. Most are free, although not all. The
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Although blizzards like 2010's Snowmageddon aren't common in the DMV, it is still good to be prepared. (Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid/Wikimedia)

Plan Ahead

Be Prepared for All Types of Emergencies Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have left many outside their paths thinking about how they might prepare for a weather emergency. The DMV may not be located in tornado alley or the eye of most hurricanes, but its four seasons serve up plenty of
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