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Snow and Gusty Wind Today - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A Nor'easter  is expected to impact the region today, but the impact around the Capital Region looks to be on the lighter side, as the storm takes a more Easterly track. Snowfall of varying intensity is expected through this afternoon and evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 15-20 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions at times through late tonight. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 2-6" are expected, with higher amounts across western New England.

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NY cardiology group to repay $1.3M from referrals

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal authorities say a cardiology group has agreed to repay the federal government $1.3 million plus interest to resolve allegations that its payments to doctors for referring Medicare patients to other providers violated federal law.

U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian says the settlement with Cardiovascular Specialists, doing business as New York Heart Center in central and northern New York, resolves allegations that in 2007 and 2008 its physician partners were paid partly based on the volume or value of their referrals for radiology scans.

He says medical decisions should be based on what's best for the patient's health, not the doctor's finances.
 
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