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Top Stories, Weather, Events & History for Feb. 27

See what's happening locally and what happened on this date in history.

Today is Monday, February 27, the 58th day of the year.

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Today's Weather

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Light wind becoming south between 11 and 14 mph. 

Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind between 8 and 10 mph. 

Events & Reminders

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Today in History

1801: Pursuant to the District of Columbia Organic Act of 1801, Washington, D.C. is placed under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Congress.

1922: A challenge to the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, allowing women the right to vote, is rebuffed by the Supreme Court in Leser v. Garnett.

1951: The Twenty-second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, limiting presidents to two terms, is ratified.

2010: An earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale strikes central parts of Chile, leaving over 500 victims and thousands injured. The quake triggered a tsunami that strikes Hawaii shortly after.

Weather information taken from the National Weather Service. Today in History compiled from Wikipedia and other sources.

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