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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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Marijuana's Effect on Your Heart

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Marijuana might make you feel more relaxed, but a new study suggests it puts your heart under stress.

Researchers checked records from a French network measuring drug abuse and dependence and found people who smoked pot had an increased risk of cardiovascular problems before they turn 50.

Over a five-year period, nearly 2,000 cases of marijuana abuse were reported in France. 35 of those had cardiovascular problems. Nine patients died and 20 had heart attacks, even though the average age of the patients was 34.


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