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Snow and sleet from a powerful winter storm wreaked havoc around the D.C. area on Sunday, prompting the early closure of the National Zoo, canceling holiday events and causing numerous car crashes on area roads.
The last obstacle standing in the way of Maryland's new gun control law was cleared this weekend, leaving gun control advocates relieved but gun rights supporters galvanized for future political action.
The Maryland Senate voted Thursday to approve Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control legislation, clearing the bill's biggest hurdle and sending it to the House where its passage would make Maryland's gun laws among the strictest in the nation.
The Maryland House of Delegates voted 127-3 on Tuesday to reprimand a lawmaker for trying to change legislation in a way that would have helped him get his suspended real estate license back.
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Friday underscored the need for new licensing requirements for handguns, while a leading Maryland lawmaker recommended the provision in a comprehensive gun-control measure be considered separately due to the potential for considerable opposition.
Banning assault weapons, repealing capital punishment and laying the groundwork to develop offshore wind received strong endorsements by Maryland’s top leaders, who were confident that they would pass this year as lawmakers convened Wednesday for the first day of the legislative session.
November sales were 1 percent lower than last November in the Washington metro area. It was the first time all year that sales fell behind last year's pace. Still, total sales for the first 11 months of 2012 were up 5 percent compared with last year.
A Maryland delegate has been suspended from office following her plea agreement on two sets of criminal charges, but her lawyers say they think she could be reinstated in time for the General Assembly's next session in January.
Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in New York, darkened tens of thousands of homes in the Washington area and flooded New England streets turned a normal day of rest into a day of cleaning up for many East Coast residents on Sunday.