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Widespread Frost & Freezing Conditions Likely Late Tonight

Between midnight tonight through 8am Saturday morning temperatures are expected to drop into the upper 20s to lower 30s in most areas outside of the immediate Capital Region and mid Hudson valley promoting widespread damaging frost conditions.  In the Capital Region and mid Hudson valley temperatures are more likely to drop into the mid 30s promoting the potential for scattered pockets of frost.  Cover sensitive plants overnight to protect them from the cold.

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June 12, 1966 - Rexford River Protest

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
    On this day in our history in 1966, a protest by the class of 66 at niskayuna high school.

    This was along the Mohawk river between Schenectady and Rexford on the Old Rexford Bridge.

    The wording on the sign, "no smoking: river flammable", referred to the occasional oil slick that appeared on the water.

    A few years later in 1969, a river in Ohio that flows into Lake Erie dod catch fire, outraging locals who complained about sewage and industrial chemicals being dumped into the great lakes.June 12, 1966 - Rexford River Protest

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