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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A major Nor'easter now developing off the mid Atlantic coast will put eastern New York and western New England on its western side through Tuesday.  Snow will become steadier from SE to NW across the region after midnight and towards daybreak Tuesday with snowfall of varying intensity through Tuesday evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 20-30 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Tuesday night. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.

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Local lawmakers give back almost $170,000 to taxpayers

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:22 PM EDT

Greg Floyd reports on lawmakers spending taxpayer money in questionable ways -- but he also tells us when they save taxpayers money.
Congressman Bill Owens from the North County announced that he is returning to federal coffers $75,000 of the money he was allotted for office expenses in 2012. It's the fourth straight year Owen's has done it, bringing his grand total of savings to almost $400,000.
Congressman Paul Tonko has done the same, returning $95,000 from last year's budget bringing his grand savings total to $410,000.
Congressman Chris Gibson's office says they don't have a final number of office money but said, due to redistricting, they were forced to spend additional money to close three offices that were no longer in the district. Local lawmakers give back almost $170,000 to taxpayers


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