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

A major Nor'easter is expected to develop south of New England tonight, potentially getting stuck near Cape Cod into Tuesday before moving away Tuesday night.  This storm will bring heavy snow and gusty winds at times, causing blowing and drifting snow. There's the potential for whiteout conditions at times, leading to dangerous travel late tonight 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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NYRA to spend $8.5M upgrading its 3 racetracks

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Historic Saratoga Race Course is on track for some upgrades.

The New York Racing Association says it will spend $1.9 million on several improvements in time for the 2014 summer meet at the track, which turns 150 years old this year.

Plans include the addition of about 750 high-definition television sets throughout the track, new high-definition large-screen video boards, an enhanced sound system, improved wireless capabilities, more picnic tables for the backyard, restroom upgrades, a new entertainment area for families and an expanded event tent.

NYRA pegs Saratoga's annual economic impact at more than $200 million across the region. Last summer, more than 860,000 people visited the track during its 40-day meet.

NYRA also says it plans to spend $5.9 million for similar improvements at Aqueduct and about $680,000 at Belmont Park.
 
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