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Topic - David Buck
An unusually high number of winter storm threats this season has drawn down the state's road salt stockpile to a less-than-ideal level, the State Highway Administration said Tuesday.
A storm featuring strong winds, rain and snow is forecast to follow in Superstorm Sandy's path on Wednesday, threatening battered coastal towns and perhaps bringing the D.C. area this season's first glimpse of snow.
National Weather Service officials are predicting savage weather conditions for the next 72 hours, warning residents to stay home to avoid blistering winds and heavy rainfall.
A Maryland inmate was killed yesterday morning when a car on the Capital Beltway ran off the road and struck him as he was collecting trash, police said.
But St. Alban's rector, David Buck, said the sculpture — which includes crucifixion marks on the feet — is a beautiful reminder of how Jesus stood for those of least means.
"It's Jesus representing the most marginalized of society," he told the station. "We're reminded of what our ultimate calling is as Christians, as people of faith, to do what we can individually and systematically do to eliminate homelessness. Part of a faith commitment is to care for the needy."