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Moderate to Heavy Snow @ Times to Continue Through the Evening

Narrow bands of moderate to heavy snow continue to evolve across the region in response to the storm developing to our south.  Expect periods of 1" to occasionally 2" per hour snowfall rates through 8-10pm with snowfall becoming lighter and more intermittent through the pre-dawn hours on Thursday. Poor to difficult travel conditions in low visibility and snow packed roads will persist well into the night.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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Veterans say goodbye to the USS Saratoga

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Veterans who served on the USS Saratoga have said goodbye to the aircraft carrier that was their home.

More than 100 veterans from all eras of the carrier's life took part in a farewell ceremony Friday at Naval Station Newport. The Saratoga will soon be dismantled in Texas.

Many said it was difficult to see the decommissioned aircraft carrier in a state of disrepair. They had tried to save it from this fate by raising money to turn it into a museum. The Navy took the Saratoga off the donation list after the USS John F. Kennedy carrier became available for a museum.

Several men who helped commission the ship threw a wreath into the water. They walked along the pier, taking pictures and looking up at the Saratoga one last time.
   AP-WF-08-08-14 1850GMT

 
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