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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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NY gun owners expect few to register under new law

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Many gun owners expect the deadline for registering assault weapons under New York's strict new law to be largely ignored.

The state law passed soon after the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in neighboring Connecticut immediately banned New York sales of semi-automatic weapons with detachable magazines and one military-style feature.
 
  For an estimated 1 million older guns already owned by New Yorkers, including popular AR-15s, the law requires registration by April 15.

State police have established simple online registrations but refuse to say how many they've received.
  
Andrew Cuomo signed the gun law. When asked recently about registration, he said he didn't know.

Critics say hardly anyone is signing up. A few thousand people gathered in Albany last week to protest the law and registration.
   AP-WF-04-05-14 1653GMT
 
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