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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

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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Metro Council Member Pushes to Downsize Council -- Kai Beech

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For Emily Evans bigger doesn't mean better.

"A large council is kind of like a large classroom, said the District 23 Metro Councilwoman. "When you have a large classroom filed with kids its hard to communicate complex information evenly and accurately to everyone.

In Evans analogy the classroom is Metro Council and the kids are the council members. And Evans wants the council she works for to shrink from 40 seats to 27.   

"A 40-member council is a political deal that was struck in 1963, she said. "And I think as a city we've moved beyond that.

Ultimately Evans wants to move beyond the signature collecting for this amendment and onto the ballot for voting. She also wants to increase consecutive term limits from two to three terms.

"The idea that you can come in be a council member for eight years and be good at that job is just not valid, she said.

But not everyone agrees. Metro Councilman Phil Clairborne said reducing the size of the council will reduce the peoples level of representation.

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