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Nor'easter to Bring a Heavy to Major Snowfall Monday Night into Tuesday Night

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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Bottom Line: Small Business Alert

Updated: Friday, August 2 2013, 10:17 PM EDT
ALBANY -- A Florida business with a bad rap may be trying to cash in on local businesses.
A viewer got in touch with CBS 6's Dori Marlin, and said their place of work fell victim to the phone grab.
They told Dori that a company called Horizon Search Solutions called on the phone, wanting to verify the local business's information.
However, once that local business said "yes" to the request - it unknowingly signed itself up for an online service, costing close to $2,000.
They say Horizon has no proof that their business signed up, but threatened anyway to send their case to collections.
Fortunately, that local business did get out of having to pay - but others haven't been so lucky.
Dori found that Horizon Search Solutions has already gotten into a lot of trouble with the Better Business Bureau.  It's not accredited, and has had 20 complaints filed against it in the last few years.
The Bottom Line?  The BBB is advising that if your business gets any such phone call, you should make sure to check out the other business approaching you first - before agreeing to any services or questions.Bottom Line: Small Business Alert


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