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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. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.


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Thanksgiving Shopping Ban

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Sparking debate this morning, we have a question sure to get you fired up. Should shopping on thanksgiving day be illegal? It is in three states.

While other parts of the country offer holiday deals starting Thursday, most big stores in Rhode Island, Maine and Massachusetts are banned from opening on the holiday.

It's part of the "blue law", which prohibits large supermarkets, big box  stores and department stars from opening their doors.

Some business groups are working to change the ban. But many shoppers and workers say they're happy with the one-day reprieve, happy to be home with their families to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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