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Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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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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