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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM WED. AM THROUGH WED. NIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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June 13 - Cohoes Soapbox Derby

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 09:17 PM EDT

On this day in our history, a local milestone in the women's liberation movement: one of the first girl's in the country to participate in a soap box derby.


A two-year court case in Virginia resulted in a girl in that state being allowed to be included in the races.


In cohoes, 13-year-old Debbie Smith would compete with 138 boys.


She wasn't allowed any special treatment. She built her own car, with the help of Paiul Wheeler, an Industrial Arts teacher at Cohoes Middle School. 


Debbie named her car the, "Century Two."


 

June 13 - Cohoes Soapbox Derby


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