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There remains considerable uncertainty in the track and intensity of an anticipated coastal storm from Wednesday afternoon through early Thanksgiving morning, but confidence is increasing for a storm to bring accumulating snow to much of the region which would cause travel difficulty.  Details on amounts and timing will become more clear over the next twelve to twenty four hours.  Keep up to date on the forecast.
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Increased train station security in wake of terror plot

RENSSELAER -- The Rensselaer train station was under heavy security, Tuesday, one day after two people were arrested in Canada for allegedly plotting to blow up a train from Canada to New York City.
Transportation Security Administration officials were checking bags of passengers before they got on Amtrak trains. The agents seemed to be checking everyones bag instead of a random search.
Passengers coming into Rensselaer say security was just as heightened at other major stations.
Jeanette Davis was sending her son off on the train, Tuesday, when she noticed the security. It was the first time she had security visible, David said.
"I have always wondered about Amtrak and wondered if it would be a target," said Davis.
The CEO of Amtrak issued a statement late Monday night that said although not always visible, Amtrak has many security measures in place to keep passengers and staff safe
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