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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

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Top Stories:

In Brief:

POLICE SHOOTING-TENNESSEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ A Tennessee chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police plans to spend thousands of dollars to boost public support for a white police officer charged with first degree murder in the death of an armed black man.

HEALTH SYSTEM-BREAKAWAY, from CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ A North Carolina health care system says the decision of dozens of doctors to leave for an out-of-state medical group was unexpected.

SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SHUTDOWN, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Great Smoky Mountains National Park has resumed regular operations after the end of the partial federal government shutdown.

TOP CHEF-NASHVILLE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ “Top Chef” is heading to Nashville for the first time.

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