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A significant snow storm will impact the region beginning late this evening and continuing through Monday.  Snow will become heavy at times after midnight and through Monday morning with snowfall rates of 1"-2" per hour.  This will lead to very poor travel conditions overnight and through much of the day on Monday.  Snow will become lighter Monday afternoon, but will likely not end until the evening.  Total snowfall accumulations for most regions look to reach 8"-14".

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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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