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A WINTER STORM WARNING in through 7 PM Thursday evening for the entire area.  Snow will fall heavily at times through Thursday early evening.  Snow totals of 6-10" are possible central Maryland, with higher amounts in the northwestern suburbs, and 3-6" near the water.  This storm will cause snow-covered and hazardous roads Thursday.


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Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:11 PM EDT

At the gas pump, is premium really worth the price? Is the 93 Octane fuel that much better than regular, or should you put an additive in your tank? What about ethanol blends?

Philip Reed is the senior consumer advice editor at He says there’s a fine line between gas grades and even brand names versus no name gas. Reed says today’s cars are designed to adjust to whatever grade of fuel you put in it.

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