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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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MLK Magnet Students Examine Real Human Hearts

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Students at Martin Luther King Magnet School had the chance to hold and examine a real human heart. 

The unique lesson was initiated by Dr. Tina Bozeman, a teacher at MLK. In addition to certifying all of her students in CPR, Bozeman's class also invites Dr. Joey V. Barnett of Vanderbilt University to teach the annual lesson on human hearts. Students are able to see how a healthy heart looks and feels versus an unhealthy heart damaged by heart disease, high blood pressure, smoking and other health issues. 

Cardiovascular disease is the top killer of Americans, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. 80% of cardiovascular is considered preventable through healthier lifestyle choices which start at a young age.  

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