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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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Gov. Haslam Makes Stop at Antioch School to Promote Free Tuition Plan

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state to promote his free tuition plan.

The governor will wrap up his visits on Wednesday at Antioch High School on Hobson Pike at 12:45 p.m..

Called "Tennessee Promise," the plan seeks to cover a full ride at two-year colleges for any high school graduate.
  
It is a cornerstone of Haslam's "Drive to 55" campaign to improve the state's graduation rates from the current 32 percent to 55 percent by 2025 in order to help improve overall job qualifications and attract employers to the state.
  
After graduation, students who choose to attend a four-year school will be able to do so as juniors.
  
The application period for the program recently opened.


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