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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. Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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Gov. Haslam Visiting Schools In Support of Common Core

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam is visiting schools in each grand division of Tennessee on Tuesday to drum up support for Common Core education standards. The Republican governor starts the day at Cedar Grove Elementary in Smyrna, followed by a visit to Indian Trail Intermediate in Johnson City. He wraps up the tour at Lexington Middle School in Henderson County. 


The governor is trying to shore up support for the curriculum and testing standards that he has called crucial to improving education in the state. A broad coalition of Republican and Democratic House members last week passed a bill seeking to delay the implementation of the new standards by two years. The Senate would have to agree to those provisions before the measure would head for the governor's desk.

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