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TRAVEL-DISRUPTING SNOW POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY

A coastal storm will ride to our east, throwing moisture into building cold air overhead Wednesday. This means rain and snow mix developing for the entire area Tuesday night and for a very busy travel day on Wednesday. By the time it tapers late Wednesday, we could see up to three inches of snow here in the city, and maybe even up to four inches or so in places like Carroll County.

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Hundreds Gather to Honor Community Leader

Updated: Monday, June 9 2014, 03:54 PM EDT

Hundreds gathered in Mount Vernon Sunday evening to remember Lawrence Peterson, a community activist who died two years after being shot during a robbery.

Peterson was known and loved in Mount Vernon for his sense of community.

Friends say Peterson always made it a point to personally welcome new neighbors.  He was also an activist for many causes including gay rights to clean streets.

Two years ago, Larry and a friend were shot multiple times near the entrance of his inn on Chase Street.

His friend died instantly and Larry never quite recovered from the incident.

The suspected shooter was arrested several days after the crime. He is scheduled to go to trial in May.

Hundreds Gather to Honor Community Leader


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