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Moderate to Heavy Snow @ Times to Continue Through the Evening

Narrow bands of moderate to heavy snow continue to evolve across the region in response to the storm developing to our south.  Expect periods of 1" to occasionally 2" per hour snowfall rates through 8-10pm with snowfall becoming lighter and more intermittent through the pre-dawn hours on Thursday. Poor to difficult travel conditions in low visibility and snow packed roads will persist well into the night.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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NY state eyes study's high-speed rail proposals

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York transportation officials are exploring various options for an idea that has been kicked around for years in the Empire State but has yet to leave the station: high-speed passenger rail service.

Boosting the speeds of trains traveling Amtrak's Empire Corridor between New York City and Niagara Falls has been the goal of railroad industry leaders, elected officials and transit advocates for the past two decades. Progress may be coming down the line now that the state has scheduled a series of public hearings next month in six upstate cities to discuss high-speed rail proposals.

The hearings are part of the environmental review process the state was required to conduct in order to be eligible for any future federal funding for high-speed rail projects.
 
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