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A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire region through Monday afternoon. Snow, some heavy at times will work through the region over the next 24 to 36 hours.  Looks like even into Tuesday some snow showers may linger.  Accumulations are likely and in some cases may exceed 5 to 9" across parts of the region.  Look for some colder air to move in for the beginning of the week as well with temperatures in the 20s for highs. 

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Polls in Blair Co. to have handicap access by November

By: WJAC Web Staff

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. -- Some changes at Blair County polling locations are to  take place before the November election.

Blair County has agreed with the Department of Justice over accessibility issues following a complaint from six years ago.

That complaint was concerning one polling location that was not handicap-accessible.

In 2012, the DOJ paid a visit and determined that 76 out of 88 places in the county had problems.

"We've begun to acquire the equipment that is needed and all of the polling places have been revisited to determine what needs to be done," said Blair County Commissioner Diane Meling. "So, yes, in the November election all of these issues will be resolved."

The county is paying for the cost of changes through a grant called Help America Vote.

 
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Edgar Snyder

Washington Times

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