At 9 a.m.: Day 5 of Public Impeachment Hearings

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    Del. Val. digs out, braces for more snow

    Even as plows continue to clear the roads, crews are prepping for the next onslaught.

    As residents dig out of the weekend’s near-record snowfall, agencies are bracing for more snow expected tomorrow.  Even as plows continue to clear the roads, crews are prepping for the next onslaught.

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    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Spokesman Gene Blaum says crews will spread brine on the roads to keep the next snow from sticking.

    Blaum:That will be done, that we do prior to storm arrival. We’ll spray the dry pavement a day in advance.

    Most major roadways are clear this morning, but that’s not the case on some city streets. It’s caused some SEPTA buses to run detours. Trains are running up to 42 minutes behind schedule.

    Meanwhile, at the airport, Southwest Airlines, which halted service Saturday, says it will resume flights to Philadelphia late this morning.

    Philadelphia public and Archdiocesan schools are closed today. Suburban schools are opening up to two hours late.

    Philadelphia residents can expect normal trash collection today.

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