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Developing Storm: Snow To Increase in Coverage and Intensity After Midnight

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 8"-14" are expected.

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Boycott works; wheelchair-bound boys to compete

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Twelve-year-old twin boys in wheelchairs who initially were prohibited from taking part in an upstate New York road race have been given the green light to participate.

The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports
that the Syracuse Chargers Track Club has agreed to let Jack and Nolan Willis be pushed in Friday's 10-mile event in Cazenovia. They'll be pushed in a jogging stroller by Team 2 Smiles, a group of experienced runners.

The boys, who have Muscular Dystrophy, had been told they couldn't take part because race organizers had safety concerns.

Mom Alison Willis says she's received overwhelming support from the central New York community since the story became public. Some runners had said they would boycott the race.

The twins also have participated in a local triathlon and half-marathon, with several runners taking turns pushing them.
 
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