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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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NY giving $340M to 81 schools, groups for pre-K

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York officials say 81 school districts and community groups are set to receive $340 million to fund full-day pre-kindergarten programs for nearly 37,000 children.
  
The governor's office says the funding in this year's state budget is the first installment in a commitment to spend $1.5 billion over five years to build a statewide program.
  
The New York City Department of Education will get $294.5 million.
  
Others getting funding include the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, $2.86 million; Buffalo City School District, $2.62 million; Ossining Union Free School District, $2.14 million;  and Catholic School Region of Central Westchester, $2.2 million.
  
The awards are subject to review by the state comptroller.
  
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Online:
  
Education department list of recipients:
  
http://goo.gl/OXdBvP
  
AP-WF-08-18-14 2111GMT
 
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