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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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Disrespectful Snow Day Tweets Made

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CHAMPAIGN, Il. -- Students at the University of Illinois decided to vent online because they had to go to class in the extreme cold.

The chancellor sent a message saying class would be in session. But more than 8,000 students signed a petition to change the chancellors mind.
 
Some students jumped on the bandwagon, adding racial slurs and sexist comments about the chancellor.
 
Many students say they took it too far.     
 
Students and alumni posted tweets saying the comments were not acceptable. No word on if the students will be disciplined.

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