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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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Frustrated Father Vents Homework Assignment

The nagging, the battles, the lost papersdo you dread school work as much as the kids do? well, you aren't alone.

A fed-up dad appears to have authored a hard-hitting note to his childs teacher in the space given to provide an answer.

"Jack used the number line below to solve 427 316. Find his error. Then write a letter to Jack telling him what he did right, and what he should do to fix his mistake, the assignment instructed.

That seemingly perplexing question prompted a response to the fictitious Jack character from the parent.

Dear Jack, the upset parent wrote. Dont feel bad. I have a bachelor of science degree in electronics engineering which included extensive study in differential equations and other higher math applications. Even I cannot explain the Common Core mathematics approach, nor get the answer correct.

In the real world, simplification is valued over complication, he added, signing the letter as a frustrated parent.

Since posted online, the response has been widely circulated on the Internet and shared thousands of times.

Its not clear who authored the letter and where the homework was assigned.

We say "Good for him!"