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A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England Monday night, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty wind at times causing blowing and drifting snow, potential whiteout conditions at times leading to dangerous travel late Monday night through Tuesday.  Snow accumulations of 10" to 20" will be possible, especially in the Hudson valley and across western New England with amounts up to 10" in the Mohawk valley and western Catskills.   

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August 8, 1970 - Meat packaging concerns

Updated: Thursday, August 8 2013, 06:44 AM EDT
We see it all the time now, but in 1970 it was a radical concept: Clear packaging for food! 
  
5 Central Markets were experimenting with it.
   
They started in the early spring with fruits and vegetables.
   
There were a few bugs in the system (not literally)…the packaging fogged up and was more expensive.
  
Central Markets produce manager John Julian said shoppers hadn't given a clear indication yet.
   
The state legislature had also been debating clear packaging. A then Amsterdam Assemblywoman had been pushing the issue.August 8, 1970 - Meat packaging concerns


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