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Severe T'Storms Possible Wednesday Afternoon and Evening

A line of downpours and heavy thunderstorms will likely develop across the region Wednesday afternoon and evening producing some much needed and beneficial rainfall.  A few of the thunderstorms, however, could become severe producing localized damaging wind gusts and large hail as well as frequent lightning with the severe weather potential threat period running roughly from 2pm - 9pm. Be Weather Aware on Wednesday

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August 20, 1966 - State Fair comes to town

Updated: Tuesday, August 20 2013, 06:47 AM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1966, Albany mayor Erastus Corning was greeted by an unusual visitor.
   
At ten feet high, an ex-vaudevillian on stilts was out promoting the NYS Fair.

He visited 25 cities throughout the state and presented special tickets to each of those cities mayors.August 20, 1966 - State Fair comes to town


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