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BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest, TN

December 26, 2018

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(at)ap.org. Travis Loller 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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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. If circumstances change before 6 p.m., a new digest will be sent reflecting those developments. All times are Central.

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

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Top Stories:


MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ A Memphis restaurant that offers a Christmas Day dinner for the homeless brightened the spirits of diners and volunteers alike on Tuesday. SENT: 330 words, photos.


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. _ A longtime Mobile Meals volunteer in Knoxville got an early Christmas present — a car that will allow him to continue doing the volunteer work he loves. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words by 5 p.m.

In Brief:

MISSING PERSON, from London, Ky.: The body of a missing Tennessee woman has been discovered in Kentucky.


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