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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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State Unemployment Up, Davidson Co has Lowest Major Metro Rate

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The unemployment rate increased in 86 counties, decreased in five and remained the same in four.

The July 2014 rates just released show Davidson County has the state's lowest major metropolitan unemployment rate for the month at 6.3 percent, according to the Tennessee Department of Labor. That's up, however, from 6.0 in June.

Tennessee's unemployment rate for July stands at 7.1 percent. That's up from June's 6.6 revised figures.

The U.S. preliminary rate for the month is 6.2, up a tenth.

Lowest County Unemployment Rates
Lincoln          5.6
Williamson    5.7
Wilson           6.2
Cheatham      6.3
Davidson       6.3
Sumner          6.4
Robertson      6.4

Highest County Unemployment Rates
Scott              14.3
Weakley        14.0
Hancock        12.5
Lauderdale    12.2
Gibson           11.3
Pickett           11.2
Lawrence      11.2

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