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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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NY raises fine for pet theft to $1,000

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York has raised the fine for trying to steal someone's pet to $1,000.

The amendment to state law signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is effective immediately.

The old maximum fine of $200 was set in 1970, according to the governor's office.

It's a crime under the law to remove a collar or identification from a pet without the owner's permission, to seize an animal under its owner's control or to transport one without authorization in order to sell or kill it.

Other legislation signed this week makes shining a laser light at an airplane that can disorient the pilot a crime. It's already illegal under federal law.
 
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