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A weak area of low pressure will cross the region from late Sunday through early Monday morning bringing a period of accumulating snow which will begin as some light and spotty snow this afternoon. A steadier snow will develop late this afternoon and continue through the first half of tonight. Expect slow and slick travel conditions this evening with variable snow accumulations ranging from 1"-3 in the Capital Region and much of the Hudson valley to as much as 5" in terrain favored areas in the Adirondacks, Catskills, Vermont and Berkshire County.

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June 28, 1970 - Gas wars

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT
On this day in 1970, a big gas war was making headlines in the capital region.

11 Sunoco dealers in Schenectady were refusing to raise their gas prices... Despite orders from the company.

The dealers were hoping to force their company to roll back the price hike.

The 5 to 6 cent price hike was hefty, when you consider gas was around 30 cents a gallon back then.

There was great suspicion among the retailers that the companies conspired to raise prices.June 28, 1970 - Gas wars


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