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Low pressure will quickly develop and move south of the New England coast through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning a fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page


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Thousands turn out to help disabled veteran

A man, who served the U.S. with four tours of duty, gets help from people who appreciate what he's going through - struggling with Gulf War syndrome.
Thousands gathered today to lend a hand to retired air force tech sergeant Joe Wilkinson.

The bikes rode in and lined up, one by one, creating a sea of support for Sgt. Wilkinson.  The veteran and father of three lost the use of his legs and the community is trying to build him a new smart home, to make life a little easier.  

It's unbelievable, I don't have any words for it but they gotta know how thankful we are, it's an amazing, beautiful day, I wouldn't choose anyone else to celebrate September 11 and everybody's lives we've lost since, said Wilkinson.

Every single person who rode today paid a fee to do so, and every dollar collected will go to Joe and his family.

Thousands of people took the ride around Rensselaer County including Joe - his family following closely behind.

Today's ride raised thousands of dollars and will get the Wilkinsons well on their way to a new home. 

 They've cleared the land, the next is the foundation and hopefully we will be in by Christmas, said Joes wife, Lucretia.

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