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Today's word: windchill
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Painful impact of partial federal shutdown grows in week five, and so does pressure to end it

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Teens clash with Native American elder


A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists after last week’s Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. A video showed a group of high school students wearing “Make America Great Again” hats surro...

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This week's word in the news: WINDCHILL

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The apparent temperature felt on the exposed human body owing to the combination of temperature and wind speed.

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Forecasters said windchills could drop as low as 30 degrees below zero Sunday night through Monday morning.
The Boston Globe -- 01/21/2019

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