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Accumulating snow ends between midnight and 2-3am as the Snow Storm Winds Down

Some additional bursts of moderate snowfall are likely through midnight with additional snow accumulations of 1"-3" through 2am.  Snowfall rates will rapidly diminish through early Thursday morning as the snowfall becomes light and intermittent with only a bit of patchy light snow or snow grains persisting beyond daybreak on Thanksgiving.
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NY law bans shark fin sales starting next summer

ALBANY (AP) -- New York is banning trade in shark fins starting next summer in an effort to protect the marine predators.
 
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed the law Friday, says an estimated 73 million sharks are killed worldwide to meet the market demand. The fins are used in soup popular in Chinese cuisine.
 
So-called "finning" of sharks is already illegal in U.S. and New York coastal waters. The practice involves catching sharks, cutting off their fins and returning them to the water to die.
 
Cuomo calls the practice inhumane and says it also upsets ecosystems by eliminating the ocean predators.
 
The law effective next July 1 accommodates some of the demand by allowing the sale of fins from two species of dogfish, considered the most abundant shark in the North Atlantic.

AP-WF-07-26-13 1751GMT
 
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