BC-TN--Tennessee News Digest 1:59 pm, TN
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. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.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 A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
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_HOUSE SPEAKER-TENNESSEE, from Nashville: House Republicans have scheduled a closed door meeting to discuss the future of Tennessee’s embattled House speaker.
_TODDLER FATALLY SHOT, from Jackson: Police say a 3-year-old boy found a gun at his home in Tennessee and fatally shot himself in the face as his mother was doing drugs.
_GENERIC DRUGS-LAWSUIT, from Nashville: Tennessee has joined a federal lawsuit in Connecticut against 20 generic drug manufacturers, alleging manipulation of prices.
_COMMISSIONER RESIGNS, from Nashville: Tennessee Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak is leaving state government for the private sector.
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