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Outrage As Some Baltimore Students Attend School In Frigid Classrooms

Parents and educators say some schools that remained open earlier this week had major heat and plumbing issues.

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The Overlook Koresma
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The storm spread snow and freezing rain across the Southeast on Wednesday. It's expected to intensify as it moves up the coast. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Scientists Warn 'Bomb Cyclone' Brings Strong Winds, Cold Temperatures

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'Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics' Offers Practical Advice For Stressed-Out Cynics

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Baltimore Schools Closed After Outrage Over Frigid Classrooms

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Inner Monologue (Instrumental) Michita
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Robust Apprenticeship Program Key To Germany's Manufacturing Might

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