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FREEZE WARNING TONIGHT

Skies will clear and temperatures will drop tonight in middle TN and southern KY.  Lows overnight will be in the upper 20s and low 30s.  This means most areas will get below freezing and will cause significant damage to tender spring plants.  A freeze warning has been issued for all of middle TN and all of KY through 9AM Wednesday.

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Tenn. Leads the Nation in Cell Phone-Related Fatal Crashes

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A recent National Safety Council study says Tennessee reported 93 cell phone related fatal crashes in 2011. That's more than 10 times the amount in Kentucky, and more than 4 times as many as California, a state with a population 6 times larger. Tennessee's Governor's Highway Safety Office says Tennessee Leads the nation, and they're working to battle a growing problem. Tuesday night FOX17 NEWS will introduce you to a family who lost their son to distracted driving, and you'll learn what the state says is the real reason behind the high number of distracted driving deaths.

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