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AP-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TN

August 29, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Tennessee. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Nashville bureau at 615-373-9988 or apnashville@ap.org. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central unless noted. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

Top Stories:

US EARNS-BROWN-FORMAN

Spirits company Brown-Forman Corp., whose flagship brand is Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, reports first-quarter earnings.

In Brief:

FAURECIA-TENNESSEE, from SPRING HILL, Tenn. — Tennessee officials say automotive components manufacturer Faurecia Interior Systems plans to build a new facility in the state that will create more than 140 jobs.

TOURISM-ECONOMIC IMPACT, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — State officials say a record-setting $20.8 billion was spent on tourism in Tennessee last year, a 6.3 percent increase from 2016.

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