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Moderate to Heavy Snow @ Times to Continue Through the Evening

Narrow bands of moderate to heavy snow continue to evolve across the region in response to the storm developing to our south.  Expect periods of 1" to occasionally 2" per hour snowfall rates through 8-10pm with snowfall becoming lighter and more intermittent through the pre-dawn hours on Thursday. Poor to difficult travel conditions in low visibility and snow packed roads will persist well into the night.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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NY conservatives target break for abortion lobby

ALBANY (AP) -- Special treatment for an abortion rights group by New York's Democrat-dominated ethics and lobbying commission has drawn a challenge by a group opposed to abortion.
 
The conservative New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom is asking for the same protection from having to identify its donors that the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics granted to NARAL Pro-Choice New York. NARAL was a leading supporter of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's women's rights agenda that included a protection for late-term abortions.
 
JCOPE is dominated by former Cuomo staffers and his appointees to the board, including the chairman.
 
Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is demanding JCOPE extend its recent protection to NARAL, which is a well-financed political lobbying group that has opposed Republicans in campaigns.
 
JCOPE had no immediate comment.
 
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