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

March 29, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:


NFL team doctors are set to meet for a roundtable event in Nashville on Friday on various topics about players’ health.


The president of historically black Meharry Medical College and its deans are going to middle school to inspire young black students to pursue careers in the health sciences.

In Brief:

NURSE’S ERROR-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Prosecutors say a Tennessee nurse made multiple mistakes before fatally injecting a patient with the wrong drug.

BRIBERY CHARGES, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee authorities say a woman has been indicted on charges of bribing a police officer and then a judge.

TENNESSEE UNEMPLOYMENT, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee official say 80 of the state’s 95 counties have an unemployment rate less than 5 percent.


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