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Significant Winter Storm Possible From Monday Night Through Tuesday

An area of low pressure will track to our south through Monday.  Some light snow should develop through Monday afternoon and evening as a result.  The low pressure will then rapidly intensify off of the Northeast coast Monday night and Tuesday.  Uncertainty remains as to the exact track of this low pressure, but if it tracks close enough to the coast, portions of the area could see a significant snowfall.


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College hosting annual '12 Years A Slave' event

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- A cast member of the Oscar-winning film "12 Years A Slave" and descendants of Solomon Northup plan to attend an upstate New York community's annual tribute to the free black man who was enslaved before the Civil War.
Organizers of Saturday's 16th annual Solomon Northup Day at Skidmore College say attendees include Devyn Tyler, who plays Northup's adult daughter in the movie that won three Academy Awards earlier this year, including best film.
Descendants of Northup and those of the Canadian carpenter credited with helping Northup gain his freedom are also expected to attend the presentations and panel discussions.
Northup was a musician living in Saratoga Springs when he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. Freed after 12 years, he wrote a book about his experiences as a slave on Southern plantations.
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