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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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New York police get $60K for new bulletproof vests

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Police departments in New York state have received another $60,000 for bulletproof vests from the state attorney general's office as they face a reduction in federal funds for the equipment.
  
The money will help departments in Binghamton, Watkins Glen and 12 other law enforcement agencies in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier purchase about 175 of the vests.
  
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the funding on Thursday. An additional $2.6 million in funding for vests has already been announced.
  
The money comes from civil and criminal forfeitures and is intended to make up for a reduction in federal funding for vests.
  
Authorities say 71 officers in New York have been fatally shot in the line of duty since 1984.
  
AP-WF-08-29-14 0703GMT
 
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