AP-TN--Tennessee News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TN
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at email@example.com.
A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
NBA PLAYER KILLED, The ex-wife of slain former NBA player Lorenzen Wright is scheduled to make a court appearance. Staffing, story on merit only.
EVIDENCE THEFT, from CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Authorities in Tennessee say a former police officer accused of stealing money from an evidence room 10 years ago has been arrested in Panama.
ZIPLINE-E COLI, from GATLINBURG, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities say E. coli bacteria caused the sickness that affected more than 500 people at a zipline attraction.
HOMELESS VETERANS, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The federal government has awarded grants totaling more than $47 million to help homeless veterans find jobs.
TENNESSEE GOVERNOR-LEE, from NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bill Lee has released an ad criticizing what he calls dishonest attack ads in the GOP gubernatorial primary, saying he’s “not going down that road.”
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