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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A Nor'easter  is expected to impact the region today, but the impact around the Capital Region looks to be on the lighter side, as the storm takes a more Easterly track. Snow will become steadier from SE to NW this morning, with snowfall of varying intensity through this afternoon and evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 15-20 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions at times through late tonight. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 2-6" are expected, with higher amounts across western New England.

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Court reverses ruling, says state went too far with GPS tracking

ALBANY (AP) -- New York's top court says investigators went too far in their probe of a state worker suspected of falsifying time sheets when they used a GPS device on his car to track his movements around the clock.
 
The state Court of Appeals on Thursday reversed an earlier ruling and dismissed four of 11 charges against fired labor department employee Michael Cunningham. The court sent the case back to the state labor commissioner to determine a penalty on the remaining counts.
 
The tracking device was left on Cunningham's car around-the-clock for 30 days, including during a family vacation.
 
The court's majority rejected the argument that investigators needed a warrant. But they said the search was unreasonable because they did not make good efforts to avoid tracking Cunningham outside of business hours.
 
 
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