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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

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 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.


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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Parents rally against Common Core

ALBANY -- Parents gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to rally against the controversial Common Core education standards.

The group is calling on the state to pull the curriculum from their children's schools. Some lawmakers say they see a need for reevaluating the new standards.

"Let's look and see how we got here [and] why did we get here without bringing in the major stakeholders in education and let's return ourselves to having some local control over our schools," says Assemblyman Ed Ra (R - Garden City).

Governor Cuomo recently appointed a panel to decide on possible changes to the Common Core. None of the panel's recommendations including a complete repeal of the standards.
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