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JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says the preliminary autopsy results in the death of a 2-year-old West Tennessee boy who was missing for a week before his body was found show he died of hypothermia.

Media report District Attorney General Jerry Woodall announced the results Monday saying there were no signs of foul play in the death of Noah Chamberlin of the Pinson community.

The child's body was found Thursday in a clearing in the woods near his home. The boy went missing during a walk with his grandmother and 4-year-old sister.

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a 7-year-old boy has died after being shot by another child inside a parked car in Crossville.

The Crossville Police Department says that four children were left alone inside a car yesterday afternoon while their mother and stepfather entered a cellphone store.

Authorities say one of the children found a semi-automatic pistol left inside the mother's purse and accidentally shot a 7-year-old boy. The unidentified boy was flown to a hospital and died later that evening.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Rick Womick, who once accused Gov. Bill Haslam of "treason" to the GOP, is announcing plans to retire this year.

The Daily News Journal of Murfreesboro reports that Womick said he wants to spend more time with his family.

Womick in 2014 mounted a challenge for the Republican nomination for House speaker, but lost that election on a 57-15 vote to incumbent Beth Harwell.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The chairwoman of the Tennessee Democratic Party is calling on House Republican leaders to resign over their handling of Rep. Jeremy Durham and sexual harassment at the Tennessee General Assembly.

Mary Mancini at a press conference Monday said House Speaker Beth Harwell, Majority Leader Gerald McCormick and Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada should step aside for what she called the "toxic" atmosphere for women at the legislative office complex.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)  --  In Nashville, about 4 ½ inches of snow has fallen with another 1 to 2 inches expected. Further north around White House as much as 7 inches have fallen.

National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Krissy Hurley says light flurries are expected in Middle Tennessee throughout Friday evening.

In East Tennessee, the weather service is predicting up to 6 inches of snow in the central valley with as much as 10 inches in the far northeast corner of the state. Up to 15 inches are possible at the highest peaks.

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