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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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Legendary Lawmaker Mourned

Updated: Tuesday, July 1 2014, 05:22 AM CDT
HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The funeral for former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. is scheduled to take place in his rural northeastern Tennessee hometown on Tuesday.

Baker, a Republican whose 18-year tenure in the Senate drew accolades from both sides of the aisle, is known for cutting to the core of the 1973 Watergate hearings when he asked of then-President Richard Nixon: "What did the president know and when did he know it?"

Services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Huntsville on Tuesday afternoon, and Baker will be buried next to his first wife, Joy Dirksen Baker, who died of cancer in 1993.

Baker in 1996 married Kansas Sen. Nancy Landon Kassebaum. It was the first time two people who had served in the Senate had gotten married.Legendary Lawmaker Mourned


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