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

April 1, 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. John Raby 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

In Brief:

DOMESTIC SLAYING, from MURFREESBORO, Tenn. _ A man convicted in a double homicide in Texas is now accused of killing his wife in Tennessee.

FIREFIGHTERS-TWO EMERGENCIES, from CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. _ Firefighters in Tennessee say they were assisting a man having a medical emergency when a flaming pickup truck pulled up next to them. They doused the burning truck and sent the first man to the hospital, with no injuries.

CLIMATE CHANGE-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says the state has a duty to protect the environment, but held off from agreeing humans are the reason behind climate change.

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