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Light Snow and Rain Expected

A quick-moving system will move through tonight and early Thanksgiving morning producing rain and snow showers. Tonight light rain will push through Middle TN. Snow showers will be likely along and north of I-40, with some accumulation in S. KY and the Cumberland Plateau. 1-2 is possible along the Plateau by early Thurs. morning. Up to .5 inch is possible in S. KY and nearby TN counties. Those along the I-40 corridor will see flurries with little to no accumulation. Roads will become slick along the Plateau overnight and early Thurs. morning.


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Paying for Sex Change

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University of Illinois--

Sparking debate this morning, the University of Illinois will now pay for sex-change surgery under student health insurance.

The university will add gender confirmation surgery to student health insurance to let transgender students undergo sexual reassignment surgery.

The change boosts current health insurance by 15%, which means $2 more for undergrads and $3 for graduate students.

But when it comes to being yourself, some students say the cost doesn't matter.      

The increase, which won't happen until the fall will only impact students who opt in to the university's optional health plan.      

Transgender students say having the medical care available to them will change their lives for the better.

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