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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

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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More Than 3 Oz. of Pot Discovered in Car's Spare Tire Compartment During Traffic Stop

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A traffic stop leads to Metro police confiscating more than 3 ounces of marijuana.

The suspect ran from Metro police after the 1 p.m. traffic stop on Saturday on Rivergate Parkway near Macy's. Police say in their report that 19-year-old Christopher Payne ran across lanes of heavy traffic while discarding a plastic baggie containing several pills.

Meanwhile, back at the car, police discovered 3.4 oz. of pot in the rear spare tire compartment. Police also seized $2,700 on Payne.

Payne is being held on $42,000 bond at the Davidson County Jail.


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