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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM WED. AM THROUGH WED. NIGHT

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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New York lawmakers target heroin resurgence

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- State Senate Democrats have released a report on the rise of heroin and opioid use in New York, resulting in the introduction of new legislation.

Lawmakers on Tuesday were joined by family members who've lost loved ones to heroin in advocating for tougher penalties and increased insurance coverage.

The six bills would allow prosecutors to charge dealers with manslaughter if the opioids -- a class of drugs including heroin, oxycodone and hydrocodone -- result in death; equip first responders with an overdose-reversal drug; require health insurance providers to cover rehab for 60 days and cover anti-addiction medication; create a public service announcement targeted at teenagers; and create a community rehabilitation program.

Republicans and five breakaway Democrats who control the Senate have also held hearings statewide on the issue.
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