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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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Tenn. Whiskey Back in Legislature Tuesday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The owner of the Full Throttle moonshine distillery wants to add Tennessee whiskey to his product list. But Michael Ballard doesn't want to have to make his spirits in the style of Jack Daniel's, the world's most famous Tennessee whiskey.

   Ballard says a state law enacted last year to establish a legal definition for Tennessee whiskey hurts his ability to grow his business located in Trimble in northwestern Tennessee.

   Ballard and Jesse James Dupree, the Jackyl lead singer who is building a distillery next to the Full Throttle facility, plan to attend legislative hearings Tuesday on dialing back the Tennessee whiskey rules, which include proposals to do away with rules requiring charcoal filtering and storing whiskey only in new oak barrels.

   Jack Daniel's is fighting the proposed law change.

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