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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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Study: No Link Between Vaccines & Autism

Updated: Tuesday, May 20 2014, 07:28 AM CDT
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A new major study finds there is no link between childhood vaccines and the development of autism.

Researchers at the University of Sydney conducted a systematic international review of several studies involving more than 1.25 million children.

They found there is no statistical data to support a link between commonly-used vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough and the development of autism or autism spectrum disorders.

Researchers say getting the benefits from vaccines far outweigh any potential risks for a possible disease resurgence.

In recent years, there has been an increase in parents opting not to vaccinate their kids for fear they would develop autism.

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