Weather Alert

Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Monday Night into Tuesday Night

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   


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Feds propose overhaul for child care centers

By KELLI KENNEDY / Associated Press

Federal health officials say they want to overhaul federally funded child care facilities across the country, beefing up safety standards for employees and requiring states to better monitor the facilities.
Roughly 1.6 million children across the U.S. attend child care on federal government subsidies. But health, safety and program quality requirements for those facilities vary widely among states.
Department of Health and Human Services officials told The Associated Press that a proposal will be released Thursday. Under new rules, workers would undergo fingerprinting and background checks and be required to receive training in first aid and CPR. Officials say the rules would increase accountability among child care providers and improve transparency for parents.
States would have to comply with the standards to receive the federal funds.

   AP-WF-05-16-13 1032GMT
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