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McFly report: Capitol Hill sledding gets approved

Thanks to an act of congress, when the snow hits our area this week it will not be legal to sled in a certain part of D.C.
NEW YORK - JANUARY 27: Kids sled on January 27, 2015 in Carl Schurz Park in New York. Snow levels from winter storm Juno in New York has ranged from 7.8 inches in Central Park to more than 28 inches in Eastern Long Island. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Thanks to an act of congress, when the snow hits our area this week it will not be illegal to sled in a certain part of D.C. 

It seems like only yesterday that Capitol Police were enforcing a more than 140-year-old law keeping the Capitol grounds free of sleigh riders. But now you will not end up in the slammer for sledding. According to the Washingtonian Magazine, an omnibus spending bill was recently passed last month and President Obama signed it into law. 

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