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CODE YELLOW: Snow, Dangerous Roads

There's an opportunity for a light snow dusting in the Middle Tennessee area overnight, with the most being a possible half inch to 1 inch on the Highland Rim and the Plateau. Be cautious on roads. They will be icy in spots. Tune in to FOX 17 News at 4:30am for the latest. 



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NYC on the Ban Wagon

NEW YORK (AP) -- E-smokers in New York City will have to head for the exits. The city council has voted to expand the city's indoor smoking ban to include electronic cigarettes. E-cigarettes heat a nicotine solution and emit a puff of vapor that manufacturers say is harmless. Most scientists agree that e-cigarettes are less dangerous than tobacco. But the e-cigs are still highly addictive. Some anti-smoking activists say it isn't clear whether they are truly safe.

NEW YORK (AP) -- Foam won't go home. That's the plan in the Big Apple. The New York City Council has unanimously approved a proposal that would ban foam takeout food containers. The plan calls for a yearlong study on whether the foam containers can be recycled effectively. If not, they would be outlawed. But plastic backers note the foam trays and cups are cheap, light weight and help to keep the contents hot.