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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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NRA's new president has penchant for bold words

HOUSTON (AP) -- The incoming leader of the National Rifle Association has a penchant for bold statements that are sure to enflame an already explosive national debate over gun control.
 
James Porter assumes the presidency on Monday after the group's national convention wraps up in Houston. The Alabama attorney is currently first vice president of the NRA.
 
He told the NRA grass-roots organizers on Friday they are the front line of a "culture war" that goes beyond gun rights.
 
Porter has called President Barack Obama a "fake president," Attorney General Eric Holder "rabidly un-American" and the U.S. Civil War the "War of Northern Aggression."
 
The 64-year-old takes over the NRA as it finds itself in fights over gun control in Washington, D.C., and in state capitols.

AP-WF-05-04-13 0631GMT
 
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