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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A civil investigation has been launched to determine how an autistic teen was able to walk away from his school and apparently drown. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia on Monday announced the probe into Trevyan Rowe's death. The 14-year-old went missing in Rochester, New York, on March 8, after getting off a school bus. His body was pulled from the Genesee River after a three-day search.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is set to smack the East Coast on the first day of spring. The National Weather Service says the bulk of the dangerous, wind-driven snow and sleet is expected to wallop New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and parts of eastern Pennsylvania before heading off to Nantucket early Thursday. Sleet and freezing rain are expected on Tuesday afternoon, the first day of spring. On Wednesday, about 6 to 9 inches of snow is expected, with some areas getting nearly a foot.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A poll released a few hours before Cynthia Nixon announced she'll challenge New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination shows the incumbent has a big lead over the former "Sex and the City" star. Nixon made her announcement Monday afternoon, eight hours after a new Siena College poll showed the two-time incumbent governor was favored by 66 percent of registered Democrats, while 19 percent favored the 51-year-old actor.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says she'll challenge New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the state's Democratic primary in September. Her announcement Monday sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions. Nixon in recent speeches has called on Democrats nationally to carve out a strong liberal identity instead of being merely the "anti-Trump party."

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