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Light Snow and Rain Expected

A quick-moving system will move through tonight and early Thanksgiving morning producing rain and snow showers. Tonight light rain will push through Middle TN. Snow showers will be likely along and north of I-40, with some accumulation in S. KY and the Cumberland Plateau. 1-2 is possible along the Plateau by early Thurs. morning. Up to .5 inch is possible in S. KY and nearby TN counties. Those along the I-40 corridor will see flurries with little to no accumulation. Roads will become slick along the Plateau overnight and early Thurs. morning.


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Young Woman with Cancer Hopes to Spread Early Detection Message -- Eric Alvarez

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A woman fighting colorectal cancer is urging other young people to get tested.

The CDC says colorectal cancer is the second-deadliest cancer and studies suggest it's on the rise among young Americans.

Mandy Roberts of Nashville is in her 30s.  She plans to beat the disease and then create an advocacy group to educate other young people about cancer prevention.

"We're just going to start making it so that nobody has to fight it alone," Roberts said.

Roberts said young people are less likely to have health insurance and are less likely to volunteer for preventive screenings.


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