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


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Grad Student Sues Vanderbilt for $20M Alleging Harassment

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A doctoral student is suing Vanderbilt University, claiming sexual harassment and discrimination.

Former PhD student, Erin Watt, says she ultimately had to leave the neuroscience program and settle for a master's degree instead.

Watt is suing professor Aurelio Galli saying he called her fat, ugly, stupid and a lesbian.

She's suing for $20 million, and named others in the lawsuit including the chair of the department and the chancellor of the university. In a statement, Vanderbilt says it will vigorously defend itself.


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