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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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Four Injured Circus Acrobats Expected to Speak Out Today on Accident

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BOSTON (AP) -- Four circus acrobats injured during a hair-hanging stunt are expected to speak about the accident that sent them plummeting to the ground during a live performance in Rhode Island.
   Lawyer Michael Krzak says the four are expected to talk about their accident on Tuesday at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, although that number could change depending on their conditions.
   Eight acrobats were hurt during the accident at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on May 4. Most have not spoken publicly about the accident.
   Krzak's law firm is representing seven of the acrobats, and it says it's investigating who was responsible. The eighth has her own lawyer.
   Some of the acrobats have severe injuries, and it's unclear whether two with spinal cord injuries will walk again.


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