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Developing Storm: Snow To Increase in Coverage and Intensity After Midnight

A major Nor'easter now developing off the mid Atlantic coast will put eastern New York and western New England on its western side through Tuesday.  Snow will become steadier from SE to NW across the region after midnight and towards daybreak Tuesday with snowfall of varying intensity through Tuesday evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 20-30 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Tuesday night. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 8"-14" are expected.

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New York lawmakers denounce NFL Redskins name

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A bipartisan group of New York lawmakers is calling on the NFL's Washington Redskins to drop the team's name.

Republican Sen. George Maziarz, who leads the Senate's tribal relations committee, joined colleagues from the Senate and Assembly on Tuesday to say they'll introduce a resolution urging Redskins owner Daniel Snyder to rename the team.

A New York tribe has recently been leading a campaign against the name.

The lawmakers say the New York City-based NFL should pressure Snyder.

Several members of Congress from both parties have also asked Snyder to change the name.

The lawmakers were joined by Ray Halbritter, a representative of the Oneida Indian Nation, who says the resolution would ensure New York stands "on the right side of history."

A vote on the measure hasn't been scheduled.
 
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