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Snow and Gusty Wind Today - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A Nor'easter  is expected to impact the region today, but the impact around the Capital Region looks to be on the lighter side, as the storm takes a more Easterly track. Snow will become steadier from SE to NW this morning, with snowfall of varying intensity through this afternoon and evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 15-20 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions at times through late tonight. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 2-6" are expected, with higher amounts across western New England.

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Mass. state trooper suspended over drunk driving

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts State Police say a state trooper who was allegedly driving drunk and carrying a handgun when he crashed his car in North Andover has been relieved of duty and his license to carry a firearm has been suspended.

Spokesman David Procopio says state police relieved Trooper Dale Jenkins of duty on Saturday morning, hours after the crash that left his passenger with severe injuries.

North Andover police have charged the trooper with operating under the influence of alcohol and carrying a firearm.

State police say Jenkins was off-duty at the time of the crash, was driving his own car and carrying a personal handgun.

The agency will conduct an administrative hearing to determine Jenkins' status with the force during his upcoming criminal trial.

Jenkins was injured in the crash is expected to be arraigned next week.
   AP-WF-05-03-14 1808GMT
 
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