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Severe Storm Watch Update at 9pm

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Strong Storms, Tornadoes Possible Saturday

Two rounds of thunderstorms for the day. First round will come in early morning hours, with some moderate to heavy pockets of rain possible. The second round of storms will come in the afternoon. Between 12pm-8pm storms will fire up in middle Tennessee. These storms will be capable of large hail, heavy rain and wind. A few tornadoes will also be possible with these storms. 


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Last Update on April 24, 2015 09:08 GMT

RESTAURANT MANAGER FIRED-ROBBERY

CHANNELVIEW, Texas (AP) -- A Popeyes manager in Texas is being offered her job back -- after she was fired following a robbery. Marissa Holcomb says she was canned because she wouldn't pay back the nearly 400 bucks stolen by an armed bandit. The franchise owner said Holcomb had violated company policy, by keeping too much cash in the register. Holcomb is pregnant and has three children. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen's corporate office says they regret the way the situation was handled. Holcomb tells KHOU-TV she isn't sure if she'll return.

MRS DOUBTFIRE BANDIT-ARRESTED

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in Northern California say they've nabbed the "Mrs. Doubtfire" bank robber. She is a he, who carried a purse and wore a wig. Police in Santa Cruz report busting Brandon Alfred Calantoc in connection with car rip-offs. Investigators say the break in the Mrs. Doubtfire case came when they found a purse and other items in Calantoc's car. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports he is the suspect in the robbery of a US Bank branch.

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO-METAL DETECTORS

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- No keys, no phones, no loose change. Visitors to the Universal Orlando theme park will have to go through metal detectors before they can ride the roller coasters. Park spokesman Tom Schroder says it's in response to what people are carrying in their pockets these days. He tells the Orlando Sentinel keys, phones and the like have no place on high-speed rides. Guests can store their items in free lockers at the coasters.

GIANT NUTCRACKER-OWLS

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- It's nuts! A giant nutcracker in Oregon isn't going anywhere. Workers were to begin dismantling the four-storey-tall nutcracker this week. But federally protected barn owls are nesting there. So, the Roseburg News-Review reports the nutcracker stays in a park for now. The massive device is used to crack coconuts during a local festival of lights.

 
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