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Occasional Snow To Continue Into the Evening, Slow and Slick Travel Persisting

Occasional snow of varying intensity will continue to fall across the eastern New York and likely redevelop across western New England through the evening hours.  Bursts of locally moderate to heavy snowfall will continue with additional snow accumulations ranging from 1"-3" through 7pm.  Expect slow and slippery travel conditions through this evening.


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Cheerleading officially a sport in New York

ALBANY -- Cheerleading officially became a competitive sport in New York on Tuesday.  The New York State Board of Regents voted unanimously to make the designation, ending a five year debate on whether cheerleading should be regulated the same way other high school sports teams are.
Most suburban school districts in the Capital Region already consider cheerleading a sport but Tuesday's decision will officially regulate the sport under a statewide umbrella.  The New York State Public School Athletic Association says it will convene its cheerleading committee at the end of May to review the approval and set up a strategy for implementation within its membership.
Jennifer Lewke spoke with local school districts and cheerleaders to get their reactions to the change.  
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