Evening rain showers will change to a sleet and wet snow mix late tonight. Trace to 2 inches for the Valley, but more for the Plateau and Smokies. While most of it will stick on grassy surfaces initially, please drive carefully, as visibilities will drop with the burst of snow.
Nashville (AP) -- Governor Bredesen says he's come to an agreement with Senate Republican Leader Mark Norris on new language for a measure that would prevent a Governor from seizing privately owned firearms or ammunition during a state of emergency.
Norris, of Collierville, delayed a scheduled vote on the measure until Wednesday.
Bredesen said he doesn't disagree with the premise of the bill, but noted that he wants to guard against an erosion of executive power when a governor needs it most.
The companion bill is scheduled to be heard Wednesday in the House Government Operations Committee.
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