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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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Joe Bruno undergoes surgery for cancer

ALBANY (AP) -- A spokesman says the former leader of New York's Senate, who's facing a second federal fraud trial in December, is recovering from surgery have having a cancerous tumor removed from his kidney.

Sen. Joseph Bruno, now 84, was acquitted in 2009 of five counts and convicted of two others that were overturned on appeal.

He has denied wrongdoing and says he had outside business interests like most of New York's part-time lawmakers.

Prosecutors have refiled those two charges against the Rensselaer County Republican, once considered one of the three most powerful officials in Albany. They say he accepted more than $400,000 from a businessman for helping with state grants.

Spokesman John McArdle says Bruno was resting comfortably Thursday at Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center following surgery and looking forward to his recovery.
   AP-WF-09-26-13 2140GMT

ALBANY - Political Analyst Fred Dicker tells CBS6 former Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno underwent surgery Thursday for kidney cancer.

Dicker's sources say the procedure was a success.

Bruno had been diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years back.
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