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Freeze Warning, Cumberland Plateau Advisory

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. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.


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FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A new FDA rule proposed yesterday would force the makers of antibacterial soaps and body washes to prove what they advertise is true. The FDA will require the manufacturers to prove products are safe for daily long term use and more effective than plain soap. If they can't prove it, it's off the shelves until products are reformulated or the labels are changed. Hand sanitizers, wipes and antibacterial products will not be affected by the new rule.

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